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Have you always wanted to experience the North Australian beef industry but you’re not sure where to start?

1. Pre-employment short course

Commences Tuesday April 14 2020

The pre-employment short course at the Katherine Rural Campus will allow you to develop the basic skills that you need to seek employment on a cattle station and allow you to experience the northern beef cattle industry in a safe and supported environment.

Students will learn basic fencing, stock water supplies, cattle handling and husbandry, horse handling and care, mechanical maintenance, and machinery and vehicle operations.

Following the residential component at the Katherine Rural Campus students will undertake a 4 week work experience placement.

Students will be enrolled in units from the Nationally Accredited AHC Training Package.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING COURSE FEES

CLICK HERE FOR THE EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FORM

2. AHC21216 CERTIFICATE II IN RURAL OPERATIONS

Commences Tuesday April 14 2020

The Certificate II in Rural Operations at the Katherine Rural Campus will allow you to develop the basic skills that you need to seek employment on a cattle station and allow you to experience the northern beef cattle industry in a safe and supported environment.

Students will learn basic fencing, stock water supplies, cattle handling and husbandry, horse handling, riding and care, mechanical maintenance, basic welding, machinery and vehicle operations. In addition to the residential component at the Katherine Rural Campus, students will undertake 2 blocks of 4 weeks work experience placements.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING COURSE FEES

You’ll never know if you don’t give it a go!

APPLICATIONS CLOSE MARCH 9 2020

Some of the details explained…

COURSE FEES

This course is subsidised by the NT Government. The NT subsidy applies to eligible domestic students living in the NT and is subject to available places. The full fee will apply when funded places have been filled and for students that are ineligible for the NT Government subsidised rate.

**What this means is that students who live in the NT while undertaking this course are eligible for a subsidized place. As this course is held on-campus and as such all students enrolled will be in the NT for the duration of the course, all students are eligible for the subsidized place! That means, if you move to the NT temporarily for this course, you will be eligible (but not guaranteed a subsized place).**

PERSONS RECIEVING CENTRELINK BENEFITS

Persons who currently receive Centrelink benefits may be exempt from course fees.

ACCOMMODATION

Air-conditioned accommodation is available which includes all meals and a laundry service twice a week. Contact the team for current pricing. Students must be 16 or older to reside on-campus, and students under the age of 18 must have permission from a parent or guardian.

CONTACTS

For information about subsidized fee places, course fee exemptions, and on-campus accomodation please email vet.agriculture@cdu.edu.au or call 1300 007 545

For course specific questions, please contact Alison Haines.

Alison Haines
Team Leader – Agriculture & Rural Operations
Vocational Education & Training
T: +61 8 8973 8301
M: 0477 320 414
F: +61 8 8973 8300
E: alison.haines@cdu.edu.au
W: cdu.edu.au

 

2020 SCHOLARSHIPS Central Station is pleased to offer two scholarships to the value assist one student in attending the Pre-employment short course and one student in attending the Certificate II in Rural Operations

Just Country Australia & Ariat Certificate II in Rural Operations scholarship

  1. Course fees of up to $2000 will be covered

  2. $1000 voucher to Just Country Australia & Ariat 

Just Country Australia offers a range of leading brands for working on the land: Just Country offers Workshirts designed for hard work. Sunbody hats for UPF 50+ Protection. As well Ariat performance footwear and apparel.

Want to know more? Visit justcountry.com.au or ariat.com.au to shop or find a retailer today.

Phoenix Insurance Pre-employment short course scholarship

  1. Course fees of up to $1600 will be covered

  2. $500 voucher to Just Country & Ariat Australia

Phoenix Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd provides insurance advice to businesses of any size including companies, partnerships, sole traders, associations and individuals in Western Australia. They have offices in Broome, Perth and Busselton, call them today on 9367 7399 or visit www.phoenixins.com.au

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Only students who are not eligible for a fee-exempt place are eligible for this scholarship. (Some people receiving Centrelink benefits may be eligible to be exempt from the course fees. As such, those people will not need the scholarship.)

This scholarship will be a reimbursement of course fees for the nominated amount upon completion of the course and the presentation of a Certificate of Attainment. The Just Country and Ariat Australia voucher will also be granted upon successful completion of the course.

The successful applicants will be required to write one story for the Central Station website upon the completion of the course, and one additional story in the six months following completion of the course.

Applications for the course close March 9 2020.

Applications for the scholarship close March 9 2020.

APPLY NOW

To apply, please email admin@centralstation.net.au with the following information in 500 words or less:

  1. Name, age, education and location
  2. Why you want to attend the course
  3. What your aspirations are upon completion of the course
  4. Why we should pick you

(Please note that the selection criteria for this scholarship will be based on attitude, not past achievements.)

Best of luck!

 

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