AgSkilled is a training program funded by the NSW Government with industry partners Cotton Australia and Grains Research & Development Corporation. It provides the cotton and grains industries with vocational training funding to increase the skills levels of existing workers and attract new people to the industry.

What you’ll receive:

Training, fully subsidised by the NSW Government, pending a successful eligibility check – please see further below for eligibility criteria.


You must be either currently working in or seeking employment in the NSW cotton or grains industry. In addition, you must meet the following Smart and Skilled eligibility requirements of:

> An Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen
> Living or working in NSW
> No longer at school
> 15 years old or over

Industry professionals such as agronomists, researchers and consultants are also eligible for funding in many circumstances, depending on the type of training and their level of involvement in the cotton or grain industries.

A full list of courses that TAFE NSW offers that are covered by AgSkilled can be found on the

TAFE NSW website along with how to apply for training. For more information please call Edwina Blight at the Yenda Branch on 6961 3328.