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Challenges Facing todays job seekers

Helping to make informed decisions about future careers through immersive learning.

What it looks like for school leavers and job seekers in New Zealand today challenges what it looked like for the same people just three years ago, so how do we support leavers and job seekers into work when so much has changed.
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Agri Training Rural Retrain

Preconceived ideas and misconceptions are making people shy away from dairy farming.

Reports of herd mismanagement, negative effects of dairying on the environment and a move to plant-based milk products to support animal welfare and lessen the impacts of farming on the environment are creating negative attitudes towards farming.
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Introducing Agri Training’s short courses

We’re about growing tomorrow’s farmers today. That’s why we’ve developed a series of short courses to allow our farmers to upskill their employees in the areas they need. At only two hours a class, once a week for six weeks, this is a great opportunity for employers to send along their employees for training and...
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Inaugural rural retrain course sees 19 career changers into employment

Our inaugural 13 day rural retrain programme wrapped up on 7 August with 25 career changers graduated and ready for work. The course covered all aspects of farming from fencing and chainsaws, stock management and budgeting, through to calf rearing and animal health. Designed to fast track people into jobs in the rural sector, we’re...
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Agri training's Matilda the cow

Meet Matilda

Book a free session with Matilda – our state of the art training cow  Free training sessions, 13 – 25 July, Monday to Friday Modeled to a life size cow, Matilda is an anatomically correct wooden structure, with realistic silicone parts for the udders and back end. Careful consideration has gone into the materials used...
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Mayor officially opens Agri Training

Agri Training is New Zealand’s newest education provider who has partnered with City & Guilds and is now delivering their 2020 programme from the site of the former Winchmore Research Station. Agri Training staged its open day on Friday to welcome students, parents, and all interested members of the public for a tour of the...
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Strong industry is good news for graduates

Any education provider is proud to promote their graduate employment statistics and Agri Training have a very positive message for those who are about to begin one of two diplomas on offer in 2020. After the release of Rabo Bank’s recent Agribusinsss Outlook report confidence is growing about the prospects for Agri Training graduates. Agri...
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Open Day, and you’re invited

Agri Training are officially launching their 2020 programme with public open day and are extending the invite to all members of the public to come and meet the management team and explore the new facility. Agri Training General Manager Greg Barnaby said, “We’ve had strong interest from the public about our education programme with calls...
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New Facility Announced – Farmers Weekly

A WORLD-CLASS learning environment being set up in rural Mid Canterbury will provide elite education to strengthen New Zealand’s primary industries, cofounder and director Matt Jones says. NZ has a world-class agriculture industry and a reputation to match and Agri Training will develop innovative thinkers with the practical skills to be part of the solutions....
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