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Apprenticeships on offer now!

30 October 2020

FREE Apprenticeships and Training

As of 1 July 2020, the Government will cover training fees until 31 December 2022 for training in many of our primary sector industries. See below for more and conditions.

The list of programmes eligible for Free Trades Training is available to view here. Please note, this is not a full and final list and will be updated during 2020. If you have any questions regarding whether your current or anticipated training is covered by the Free Trades Training fund, please contact us here.

Currently employed in Agriculture with a work visa and want to enrol in free training? As a visa holder you can enrol and complete some eligible training if your visa is valid within the duration of the training. Click here to view the eligible programme list or contact us here to talk to your local Training Adviser. 

Currently employed and want to enrol in free training or an apprenticeship? Check out the frequently asked questions below for more information and then get in touch with us so we can discuss your training needs.

Currently employed and already enrolled with us? You may be eligible for a refund of fees that you have already paid. Please see the frequently asked questions below for more information

Looking for employment? Click here to see options available in many of our primary industries. 

Not currently employed and interested in an apprenticeship? 
There are apprenticeships available that can connect you with employers and training: 

Are you an employer wanting to know more about the Apprenticeship Boost?
If you are taking on an apprentice or have one currently, you maybe eligible for a subsidy. Click here to learn more.

*Conditions: Free Trades Training applies for training during 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2022. Only eligible programmes accessible by the link above apply. Annual fees may also apply for training continuing after 1 January 2023. Normal training agreement conditions also apply upon enrolment.

Currently employed and want more detail about our agriculture and horticulture programmes?



Frequently Asked Questions – Free Trades Training

Get in touch with us so we can discuss your training needs.