Whether you're interested in landscaping and horticulture, farming or animal care or conservation and land management, these courses and qualifications can set you up for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career.
These industry areas cover a range of occupations including veterinary nurse, equine (horse) care, landscape designer or horticulturist, farm worker, laboratory technician and viticulture. There's even a course that could lead you to a career inspecting, documenting and maintaining Aboriginal cultural and heritage sites across Australia.
Included in this group are environmental pursuits such as impact assessments, land management or the conservation of ecosystems in our rivers, forests and oceans.
Skills Ready: Free training and more!
We’re making training affordable and accessible so you can boost your skills and be job ready as the WA economy recovers.
How about a free training course — yes... free! Or choose from over 70 half-price qualifications that match up with where the jobs are.
To meet the specific needs of businesses for COVID-19, we have new skill sets — fast track training to get you job ready — and to make sure anyone can get skills ready we have made a range of courses available online at TAFE colleges.
Considering a career in agriculture?
Muresk Institute is Western Australia's skills hub for modern agriculture – offering a wide range of nationally accredited courses, as well as workshops and professional development, hand-picked from leading training providers and industry experts across the country.
If you want to upskills, or acquire a new skill to keep up with the rapidly evolving agriculture industry, visit the Muresk Institute website to find out more.
Please note: Not all courses at Muresk are subsidised through Jobs and Skills WA.
Using this course list
The list presented here is only for this industry category. You can select a qualification or course title to see a list of training providers in Western Australia who deliver it – then select a provider to find out more.
The list of courses displayed for a selected industry category is intended to assist individuals learn more about occupation and training pathways, and may not represent all possible pathways for an industry. For further assistance on occupation and training pathways please contact your nearest Jobs and Skills Centre on 13 64 64.
The vocational education and training (VET) courses delivered in Western Australia on this course list are funded through the Department of Training and Workforce Development; these are referred to as publicly funded training. A range of qualifications and courses for priority industry areas and occupations are subsidised under Jobs and Skills WA, to reduce the cost of training in priority skill areas. To find out more about which courses are subsidised, please take a look at the information available on the main Training page.
Other non-publicly funded courses are available through TAFE colleges and private providers; however these are not included in this course list. To find these other courses, you can search a list of all VET courses in WA via the myskills.gov.au website.