Careers Explorer

There is an exciting and rewarding array of career opportunites on-farm.

Your first step into farming is likley to be as a farm assistant where you learn the ropes and gain the skills you need to advance your career.

Once you have one or two years experience under your belt, you can become a herd manager and then a farm manager. In four to five years or, if you want to be your own boss, you can become a sharemilker and run your own business in the same sort of timeframe. Farm ownership may be your goal, or you might just want to enjoy the benefits of working on-farm - its your choice!

Check out the typical jobs on-farm and the requirements to get there.

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