Dates announced for Cotton Picker Essentials Training
Dates have been announced for the first in a series of free cotton picker essentials workshops to be delivered across Queensland cotton producing regions.
Real Skills Ag Training will deliver 10 workshops enabling Queensland staff from cotton growing businesses to be upskilled in cotton picker operations.
The workshops will see a heavy focus on safety, problem solving and general operation of all models of John Deere round module building cotton pickers. Participants will receive season long access to the course content videos.
Cotton Australia secured funding to deliver this training under the Queensland Government Micro-Credentials Program.
12 February - Emerald
Cowal Ag “Jabiwarra”40 Moodewarra Rd, Emerald
14 February - Dawson Valley
Greg Hutchinson’s “Macander” 19351 Dawson Hwy Moura
16 February - St George
Craig Saunder's “Plantation” Bowhay Rd St George
19 February - Lower Balonne
Frank Deshon’s “Abarue” 12730 Castlereagh Hwy Hebel
26 Feb Macalister (Darling Downs North)
Matt McVeigh “Kolonga” 133 Daandine Soldiers Rd, Macalister
27 Feb Cecil Plains (Darling Downs)
Justin Yarrow- 192 Smith Rd Norwin
28 Feb Brookstead (Darling Downs South)
Russell Keeley. 42 Ware St, Brookstead
1 March Goondiwindi
Rob Newell at Royston
More dates and locations to be announced for late February and into March for Goondiwindi, Mungindi and the Darling Downs.
Attendance is free (funded through the Queensland Government Micro-Credential Program). You must be an Australian Citizen and live or work in Queensland to participate.
Morning tea and lunch will be provided but please bring a chair. Numbers are limited, register to secure you place.
To register contact Troy
Call or text 0428537200
For NSW growers AgSkilled provides a range of fully funded accredited training.