Longerenong College (Longy), an institution synonymous with agricultural education and training in Victoria for over 125 years is part of the Skillinvest training and employment group.
Just 13 km from Horsham, the College boasts specialised agriculture and related education and training facilities, with onsite accommodation and meals for students and a fully operational 1,070-hectare farm. The College is also a consortium partner in the Wimmera Trade Training Centre and hosts a Vehicle Training Centre and Engineering Centre.
Longy College offers full-time courses in agriculture and agronomy and provides training for on-farm trainees undertaking agricultural traineeships.
Visit the Longerenong College website for further information.
We can support any agriculture business, including family farms, with school-based, full and part-time trainees. As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Skillinvest together with Longerenong College can provide a complete and customised employment and training package for your individual business needs.
For young people aspiring to work in agriculture or those working on family farms, we actively encourage them to explore the field while still at secondary school. Many students who transition successfully into full-time traineeships have started training while at school by completing VET in Schools, a structured work placement a school-based apprenticeship, or a combination of these.
Services we offer:
- Recruit and manage someone for your agriculture business or farm
- Development and training your current staff
- Apprenticeships and Traineeships
Agricultural courses we offer
Skillinvest has more than 30 years of experience working in the employment and training industry with organisations and businesses from a wide range of industries, including Agriculture, Automotive, Building and Construction, Civil Construction, Manufacturing and Engineering, Equine Racing plus many more.
In collaboration with Longerenong College we provide specialist, hands-on Agricultural training and education for aspiring and existing farmers through a combination of classroom-based and practical on-farm learning opportunities.