Tools and Training
Skills and Knowledge
Australian Eggs supports farm workers to upskill, improve efficiency and quality, and learn from industry experts in our accredited and non-accredited courses.
Developed in collaboration with egg producers, training organisations and industry experts, EggStart is an induction program for egg farm employees new to the industry or those needing a refresher. It covers seven topics which can be undertaken separately or combined into a program suited to your needs. Topics covered:
- Working in the egg industry – on farm
- Understanding and participating in WHS processes
- Complying with personal hygiene to maintain food safety
- What poultry health and welfare means
- Following site biosecurity procedures
- Quality assurance for the egg industry
- Participating in workplace communications
Certificate III in Poultry Production
The Certificate III in Poultry Production is our flagship training package that gives workers with approximately 6 months experience a thorough grounding in the technical aspects of egg production. The course is presented by industry experts including veterinarians either as a series of workshops delivered in a central location or as a webinar series. The course is continually updated and includes husbandry demonstrations, farm visits and practical farm projects for participants to apply their learnings back into their business. It covers the whole scope of farm operations from bird health and welfare, feed and input management, environmental sustainability, workplace communication and safety, quality assurance and production management.
Those who participate in the course and show dedication to learning, supporting others in the course and have a passion for industry have the chance to be nominated for the Australian Eggs Student of the Year Award.
Other courses are available, including the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management, Certificate IV in Agriculture (Poultry), Diploma in Agriculture as well as skillsets and short courses designed to suit your needs.
For more information on training, including course details, timings, costs and to enrol, contact our training partner:
4 Up Skilling
0407 358 191
Competition law reforms
There have been some important changes to the Competition and Consumer Act to introduce ‘concerted practices’ laws that businesses need to be aware of. To help put these changes on everybody’s radar, Australian Eggs has prepared this fact sheet.
Egg Industry Environmental Guidelines
The Egg Industry Environmental Guidelines are designed to assist in the development of new farms or the expansion of existing operations.