Growing agricultural careers in Strathbogie Shire

Strathbogie Shire Council has partnered with Euroa Secondary College to deliver the Youth Employment Training and Apprenticeships in agriculture and related businesses.

The session will take place during the morning, with breakfast, at the Seven Creeks Park in Euroa to increase the opportunities for students to discover their career direction and plan their futures.

Strathbogie Shire Council Mayor Cr Laura Binks said taking the first steps to a career can be a difficult and daunting process for youth.

“Thank you to Euroa Secondary College Senior teacher Fiona Townsend for assisting with bringing the event to fruition,” Cr Binks said.

“Council is proud to partner with Euroa Secondary College for this important event.”

The ESC VET (Vocational Education Training) Agriculture course provides students with the basic knowledge, guidance and skills to pursue the diverse careers in agriculture.

The breakfast will include an introduction to business and farming sector opportunities and an understanding of employment options including, access to potential employers, and being job ready.

It will also look at potential employers, support services and groups and training opportunities.

Guest speakers include:

  • Ros Gall, Associate Dean in Teaching and Learning, Campus Director, University of Melbourne, Dookie Campus
  • Lachlan Cooke, Euroa Secondary College, VET teacher
  • Karen Brisbane, Project Officer, DEWLP
  • Robyn Richards, 4Upskilling
  • GMLLEN, GoTafe, Learn Local, Uniting, At Work Australia, CVGT, L2P and other members of the Strathbogie Youth Network will have information tables and can answer questions and connect with potential employers and job seekers

Event details:

  • Where: Seven Creeks Park, Kirkland Ave, Euroa, near the Traveller’s Rest Area. If weather conditions are poor, the event will move to the Euroa Community Cinema, Bury St, Euroa.
  • When: Thursday December 1, 2022 | 7.30-9.30am

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