OTHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES


Beef Cattle Assessment Course

"The Beef Cattle Assessment Course is now in its 37th year. It has been widely recognised as the most practical and hands-on beef cattle selection course of its kind in Australia as well as internationally."

What: Two and a half day program looking at producing for different markets, identifying muscle and fat, judging, valuation, structure, female selection, bull selection and heifer culling.
Who: Beef Cattle course and chosen overjudges.
When: Once a year.
Where: CB Alexander Agricultural College, 15kms North East of Maitland on the Dungog road, NSW
Cost: Contact the providers.


MLA Meat Standards Australia Training

"MSA training ensures participants have a solid understanding of the fundamentals of the MSA system. This allows the system to operate to its full potential with maximum integrity."

What: The producing excellence in eating quality online training program enables and understanding of what on-farm management and animal attributes impact on eating quality of beef and sheepmeat with the option of becoming a MSA registered producer.
Who: MLA
When: Online, anytime.
Where: 
Online.
Cost: Check the website.
 

Stress Free Stockmanship - Yard Design Assistance and Efficiency Improvement

"Usually conducted on farm where video analysis of yard work is assessed to work on not only hardware improvements but also handler movements to improve efficiency." 

What: Individual yard design and improvement strategies. A video and written report is included in the service.
Who: Stress Free Stockmanship, Narromine.
When: Central West NSW - all year, other areas in conjunction with other course visits. 
Where: 
As above.
Cost: 800 plus GST per day required, plus travel/accommodation outside Central West NSW.
 

Tocal College/NSW DPI Working in Confined Spaces

"This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to enter and work safely in confined spaces."

What: Two days course appropriate for those working in operational roles undertaking work in confined spaces.
Who: NSW DPI
When: Refer to website.
Where: Refer to website.
Cost: $455



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