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Develop practical skills to repair, maintain, and construct rural electric and non-electric fences.
- operate and maintain a range of rural fencing equipment and machinery, maintain health and safety practices
- operate tractors and light utility vehicles (LUVs) under limited supervision on flat ground in a fencing environment
- construct electric fences under limited supervision
- construct a range of non-electric fences in a rural setting
- install farm gates, construct a post and rail or paling fence and maintenance on stockyards
- fencing components and fencing technologies, and the interpret and explain a fencing design
- repairs and maintenance on a variety of rural fences
Farm assistant, general farm hand, junior shepherd, milk harvester, relief milker, rural fencer, pruner, harvester, post-harvest worker, pack house hand, turf labourer, greenkeeper, orchard or crop worker
Open entry. Applicants will be assessed for their ability to meet the academic, health and safety, and physical requirements of the programme. Evidence of English language competency where English is not a first language.
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