A new gap year program for Australian agriculture

A NEW GAP YEAR PROGRAM FOR AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURE

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WHAT IS AgCAREERSTART? 

AgCAREERSTART is a structured program that introduces young Australians to a career in agriculture.

Over 12 months, you will be matched with an on-farm job, given training and development, and gain access to industry events and experiences with your AgCAREERSTART cohort.

AgCAREERSTART is an Australian Government initiative, delivered by the National Farmers' Federation in collaboration with leading industry bodies.

WHY AgCAREERSTART? 

Adventure

Explore some of Australia's most beautiful regions while learning new skills.

Learning

A practical training and development program throughout the placement.  

Community

Connect with your national cohort of AgCAREERSTART participants.

Safety

Placements on carefully selected farms, along with rigorous safety training.

Want to learn more?

The first on-farm placements for AgCAREERSTART will get underway in March 2022.

Applications for both farmer hosts and participants are now open.

Download our factsheet for students or farmers, or click the button below sign up.

The AgCAREERSTART pilot is funded by the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.

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