Information for school leavers

There are many exciting careers available within sheep and beef farming and the wider red meat sector. 

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Many people gain work on a farm directly after leaving school. Others choose to study first at a university, polytechnic or a cadet farm. The variety of positions and types of work within, and directly related to sheep and beef farming is huge.

The flyer below has information about the pathways to careers in sheep and beef.

Unsure what career you want to take?

Check out the Opportunity Grows Here website for more information about careers, training and links to jobs available in our primary industries.

Scholarships available

Know someone looking to study or train in our industry? There is a handy list of scholarship opportunities available in the food & fibre sectors on the MPI website.