Feedlot career, development & TRAINING
A strategy designed to attract, retain and grow the capacity of the feedlot work force.
The overall project is made up of 7 sub-projects that will deliver value to lot feeders:
An Online Feedlot Training Portal, called Feedlot TECH
A comprehensive Industry training review and gap anaylsis
Development of core feedlot training materials for lot feeders
Development and piloting of a peer executive leadership and industry mentor program
Conduct feedlot industry tours
Development of an alumni engagement program
Increased investment in feedlot industry leadership scholarships
ABOUT THE PROJECT
The Australian Feedlot Sector Career Development and Training Strategy (2016) was developed out of an identified need to provide the industry with a clear career pathway for the attainment of skills through training, professional development and support. From this strategy, the Feedlot Career Development and Training (FCDT) Project was developed by ALFA, in collaboration with MLA and commenced in 2019.
To provide the Australian feedlot sector, its businesses and current and prospective employees with a clear career development pathway and associated training, professional development and support networks designed to attract, retain and grow the capacity of the feedlot work force.
To provide tools and resources that defines the feedlots sector’s career development pathway and provides access to relevant training options and resources.
To improve the resources available to all levels of employment in the feedlot sector through identified partnerships.
To deliver a highly trained, professional workforce which is valued and well recognised.
Feedlot TECH - an online Training, Education and Careers Hub
The industry-wide online training platform is a tool to provide the Australian feedlot sector, its businesses and current and prospective employees with a clear career pathway. This will include training, professional development and support networks designed to attract, retain and grow the capacity of the feedlot work force.
Feedlot TECH will be a ‘one-stop-shop’ for feedlot-specific training, information on feedlot industry career pathways, skills, training and professional development opportunities.
Feedlot TECH will provide free online training for people and businesses involved in the Australian lot feeding industry. This training will be practical, cover core feedlot skills and easily integrated into daily operations and training of staff.
FEEDLOT GRADUATE AND TRAINING PROGRAMS
Feedlot TECH will include lot feeding careers information for all levels. This includes information for university and TAFE graduates about how they can find a successful career in lot feeding. If you would like your Graduate or Trainee Program listed on Feedlot TECH, please contact us with details of your Program including: Feedlot Name, Type of Program (Trainee/Graduate), Website URL, Contact Number and a description of the Program.
SEEKING FEEDLOTS FOR PILOT TESTING
Are you interested in getting first access to Feedlot TECH and having the opportunity to provide input into the platform development before launch? Feedlot TECH will undergo pilot testing in mid-2021. To register your interest, click here.
Feedlot TECH is due to launch in October 2021. Sign up here to recieve an alert when it goes live.