SPECIAL EDITION | Dec 10th 2020
AgSkilled 2.0 Training Program
Part 1: Working at Heights / Working in Confined Spaces
Free Training Sessions – NSW
January and February 2021

Through the NSW Government approved Agskilled 2.0 Training Program, a number of courses for people working in the Wine Industry (classified as 'Viticulture' for these courses) will be made available free-of-charge to the wine industry over the next 3 years.
The first series of single units are coming up very shortly and are looking primarily at:

The links above will take you to more detail on each course. These are both single day courses and can be done either as a single unit or over the course on two consecutive days. The courses are for small group of around 8 people.
These course will be held starting in the Hunter on 11th January 2021, followed by courses in Griffith, Mudgee, Orange, Yass and Goulburn over January and February. You can see the full schedule HERE.
Steps to Apply:
1.    Review courses and work out if your staff or yourself are suited to the course and can commit to the day on the dates provided
2.    For individuals applying, please apply using this FORM
3.    For business sending more than one staff member, please apply using this FORM and also complete and submit with this SUPPORTING LETTER. Email both back to AgSkilled@tafensw.edu.au
4.    IMPORTANT NOTE: the Agskilled 2.0 program is aimed at supporting the "viticulture industry", so when filling in your applications please ensure that you tick the Viticulture box and describe job roles as working within vineyard operations.
5.    Each attendee will need a Unique Student Identifer (USI) number before they start (but not before the application date). You can register and obtain your USI at www.usi.gov.au once you have successfully applied.
The timelines for registration are tight (as the program needs a min of 3 workings weeks to approve all applications). Therefore the cut off dates for application are as follows:
Hunter, Griffith and Mudgee ... must be lodged by COB Wednesday 16th December
Orange, Goulburn and Yass ... must be lodged by COB Wednesday 6th January 2021
We encourage you to apply for these courses as they provide essential skills to your workforce and are important for safety and to satisfy any potential Work Cover issues in the future.