Duty of care requirements for school based traineeships in Primary Industries

School based traineeships in Primary Industries provide entry level occupational outcomes in agriculture. Job roles include assistant animal attendant or stockperson, assistant farm or station hand, assistant farm or station worker and assistant farm or station labourer.

It is recognised that interaction with equipment and animals whilst undertaking farming duties may pose risk for students, particularly where experience is limited. Please refer to the following documents for duty of care advice and process: