UQ-GVEC Short Courses available for 2017
This course incorporates safe tractor operation principles, including procedures and guidelines, occupational health & safety and risk management.
Coordinate Machinery Equipment, Maintenance and Repair
This course demonstrates the principles of internal combustion engines including the identification of major components, 2- and 4-stroke engine cycles and servicing.
Perform Routine Manual Metal Arc Welding
This course incorporates Occupational Health & Safety, arc welding, electrodes, and butt and fillet welds.
Maintain and Operate Chainsaws
This course incorporates hazards, personal protection, safe operation of chainsaws, and scheduled maintenance.
Pesticide User Training
This course incorporates weed control, plant pests, diseases, disorders, chemical preparation/application, transport, storage, labels, MSDS, and recording.
Operate Quad Bikes
This course incorporates the safe operation of quad bikes in off-road conditions.
Occupational Health & Safety (OHS)
Large Animal Handling
Short courses currently under development
- Sustainabilty in Farming
- Conservation and Land Management
- Agricultural Business Operations
- Agricultural Irrigation Systems
- Pest Management
- Artificial Insemination
Disclaimer: Details are correct at the time of printing and are subject to change. UQ-GVEC reserves the right to change programs, subjects or costs or to cancel a program based on consideration of student numbers and resource allocation. Ensure that you understand the program, subjects, associated costs and fee liability prior to signing an enrolment form.
Workshops run for two to three days.
All workshops are conducted at the University of Queensland Gatton Campus unless stated otherwise.
Please contact UQ-GVEC to organise on-farm or workplace training.
Per person per course/minimum class size of 7 particpants
Workshop costs vary depending on the duration of training and number of enrolments.
3 Days per course*
*experienced professionals may be elgible for shorter delivery duration times
Course prices vary for group bookings. Please contact UQ-GVEC to discuss bookings for large groups.
Code of Practice
Refund and other UQ-GVEC policies are available in the Code of Practice.