Accredited Training Groups
BetterBeef conducts accredited training courses in collaboration with registered training organisations throughout Victoria. Accredited training courses are delivered to groups of 10 to 15 producers meeting on farm between two and eight days per year. Each course contains competencies that are recognised under the National Training Framework, and can be used to achieve formal qualifications including an Advanced Diploma of Agriculture. For more information on accredited training courses, please contact Phil Franklin Phone: 03 5336 6623 Email: Phil.Franklin@dpi.vic.gov.au or contact Dougal Purcell Phone: 03 5336 6794 Email: email@example.com
Accredited training programs currently delivered within BetterBeef include:
|BeefCheque 1,2, & 3
||BeefCheque is delivered during eight on farm sessions. Topics include pasture growth and utilisation, soils and fertilisers, and grazing management systems.
|Breeders for Profit||The Breeders for Profit course is delivered via three on farm sessions. The course focuses on increasing the productivity of breeding herds. Topics include live animal assessment, cow productivity, heifer retention and herd fertility.
|Integrated Beef Health Management
||Integrated Beef Health Management covers all aspects of designing and implementing a beef health program. Delivered over four on farm sessions, topics including worm control and vaccination programs, animal assessment and yard design.
||Livestock Handling is delivered over two one day session. Topics include animal behaviour, low stress stock handling and animal welfare management on farm. This course is designed for people new to the beef industry.
|Practical Beef Marketing
||Practical Beef Marketing is delivered during eight one day on-farm sessions. Each session covers theory and practical activities and topics including live animal assessment, market specifications and selling systems, marketing responsibilities and quality assurance and feedback. The course concludes with a supply chain tour encompassing multiple levels of the food chain.|