Course details

WAFarmers Bootcamp to Employment


The WAFarmers Bootcamp to Employment is a unique opportunity to kick start your career.

This three day program gives school leavers and young people a chance to demonstrate their skills, aptitude and enthusiasm for employment in the tech-based agricultural machinery industry.

You will meet leading machinery industry specialists and develop your employability skills such as team work, communication and developing initiative. You can fine tune your CV and obtain a graded skills passport along the way.

You will also gain experience in flying a drone, operating precision control technology, learning more about machinery application for agronomy and understanding data based decision making.

The Bootcamp culminates in a ‘meet and greet’ opportunity for you to pitch your skills and enthusiasm to machinery businesses who are looking to employ quality employees and apprentices.

Applications are essential as places are limited.

Continue reading for application instructions, or for more information on the program please visit the event page.

Suitable for:

​School leavers and young people wanting to enter the farm mechanisation industry, have an aptitude for technology and are willing to live/work in a regional area.

Subject matter expert:
Various
Dates:
13-15 July 2021
Prerequisites:

​Eligibility criteria

Applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years of age;
  • be completing Year 12 in 2021, or a young adult who has previously completed Year 12 or equivalent;
  • be willing to live and work in a regional town;
  • have pre-existing knowledge of agricultural machinery application for agronomy;
  • demonstrate aptitude or interest in technology and/or data management;
  • have a ‘can do’ attitude; and
  • complete an application form.
Further study options:

​Potential apprenticeship and traineeship opportunities for successful applicants if offered by an employer.

Fee:
$150 full fee
Fee includes:
Program fee includes accommodation and meals.
Accommodation:

​Muresk Institute offers a variety of accommodation with shared facilities (bathrooms and lounge/common rooms).

Phone 1300 994 031 or email mureskbookings@dtwd.wa.gov.au  for more information and to reserve your accommodation.

Registration instructions:

Complete an application form. This includes a questionnaire and request for a testimonial/reference.

Note: Places in the Bootcamp to Employment are limited, so return your application as soon as possible. Your application does not guarantee a place – applicants will be assessed for suitability and must meet the above eligibility criteria.

Enquiries:

​Prue Jenkins
General Manager
Muresk Institute
T: 9690 1556
E: prue.jenkins@dtwd.wa.gov.au

The above information is correct at the time of publishing however may be subject to change.

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