What to expect
Insurance application form
Tax, Medicare & Superannuation
What to bring ?
365 day programme joining info
Arrival, meeting and transport to Noosa
Programme for the 9 days
4 month programme joining info
Halse Lodge, Noosa
Things to do in Noosa
About the training
Training Farm Review
Terms and Conditions
2nd job profile update
AUSTRALIANS AND NEW ZEALANDERS
The online form should take you about 15-20 minutes to complete.
Please take the time to complete it as fully as possible with relevant detail.
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Preferred known name
Male / Female
Prefer not to say
Your email address
Australian mobile number (if you have one)
only if you already have an Australian mobile number
Home address (including street, town, postcode and country)
This should be your correspondence address in your home country.
Date of birth
Australian Tax File Number (if you have one)
Which programme ?
Which programme are you applying for ?
4 MONTH PROGRAMME
4 MONTH+ PROGRAMME (if you are booking from overseas)
MINI FARM EXPERIENCE PROGRAMME
About your work in rural Australia
Which work type ?
What type of work are you most interested in?
How long do you intend to work in your first job with VisitOz
You normally need to be prepared to commit to a minimum of 3 months work. Employers prefer longer commitment if possible.
Are you hoping to work with a friend / partner
Please give their name(s) and also your relationship to them
Company or person who has linked you to us ?
Name and email address of the person, company or organisation who has referred you to us
Emergency contact details
Please give names, email and phone numbers of the person we should contact in case of an emergency (please explain their relationship to you)
Your work experience and skills
(information that we use to create your employer profile)
We use the profile to find you a job and to introduce you to our employers. It is very important. Please give us concise answers and keep the information clear, factual and specific. It helps us greatly to know exactly what you have done, for how long, and what skills you have.
Not every field will apply to you. If this is the case, please write 'DOES NOT APPLY' and move to the next field.
Your work history and career
Please tell us a bit about your education and future education or training plans
...just a simple summary...the highest level you have reached, favourite subjects or specialisms and other educational qualifications you have...
Please tell us about your career and career plans
Please let us know what stage you are at, what your future plans are or might be. Just a few key points is fine.
Please tell us the main parts of your work history so far
i.e. Full-time (how many years?); part-time (how many days / hours per week? how many months / years?)
General farm work / livestock experience
Farmwork / manual work / outdoor experience
...tell us about any farm or other outdoor manual work you have done. Please say: the animals you have worked with; when it was, how long for, and what type of work it was (part time, full time, holiday job); whether it was a paid job, a volunteer job, a job on a family farm etc.; your duties: mustering, worming, dehorning, administering medication, injecting, shearing, milking, what type of machines did you use etc..
Driving, tractor and other machinery experience
Can you drive, do you have a full valid driving licence
I can drive but have no licence
Full licence (automatic only)
Full licence (automatic and manual)
How many years have you been driving a manual car, have you driven a lot, (>500 hours) or a little
Are you experienced to drive with a trailer (for example a horse float / livestock trailer)
NOT LICENSED - NO EXPERIENCE
NOT LICENSED - SOME EXPERIENCE
LICENSED - NO EXPERIENCE
LICENSED - SOME EXPERIENCE
LICENSED - VERY EXPERIENCED
If you do not have a license to drive with a trailer / horse trailer please consider getting one and also getting some practice. This is very likely to be useful to employers.
Please give some information about tractors or other machinery you have driven or operated
If applicable, please tell us: how many times/seasons/months/years/have you worked; if you grew up on a crop farm; the brand (make) of tractors you have driven, their size/horsepower; the type of work you have done and with which crops; the implements you have used (front end loaders, seeders, ploughs, slashers, balers, mowers etc.); if you have done any advanced tractor work (combine harvesters, contract work, etc.); if you can repair tractors and other agricultural machinery; your level of experience basic/advanced; if you have experience with any other machinery (e.g forklift, bull dozers, excavators, loaders); if you have driven large vehicles and if have a licence for them (rigid trucks, semi-rigid trucks, how many tonnes..); if you have any other relevant qualifications, certificates or licences. Please estimate total hours or operation. Please specify brand and model of machine (if possible) and what tasks you completed.
Do you have mechanical knowledge or skills (including welding). Please give some details
Motorbike and quad bike driving experience
Motorbike riding experience
A little automatic only (eg scooter)
A lot of automatic only (scooter)
< 20 hours manual motorbike riding
20-50 hours manual motorbike riding
50-200 hours manual motorbike riding
>200 hours of manual motorbike riding
Approximately how much time have you spent riding manual motorbikes or automatic scooters ?
Quad bike riding experience
A little recreational use only
20-50 hours work or recreational use
50+ or more hours of work or recreational use
100+ hours of work or recreational use
Please tell us / explain about your motorbike / quad bike driving experience
If applicable, please tell us: how often you have ridden, the size/type of motorbikes you have ridden (e.g 150 cc, manual, automatic, scooter, moped, road bike, dirt bike..); if you own your own motorbike; if you compete in sporting events; if you have experience in mechanical repairs; your level of experience ( basic/advanced); any additional qualifications, licences or certificates
Equestrian / equine (horse) experience
What level would you describe your horse riding skills and experience
Beginner <30 hours
Intermediate <200 hours
Advanced >500 hours
If you have competed or worked full time you are likely to be advanced - if you work or ride for only a few hours a week you are likely to be Australian intermediate. You can give us more specific experience on the following page.
Experience & skills with horses, riding or in groundwork
If applicable, please tell us about your riding skills and experience with horses: for how many years you have been riding; if you go to a riding school – daily, weekly, less often; if there has been a gap in time since you last rode regularly; if you can saddle and bridle a horse; if you have worked at riding stables or more professionally as stud groom; if you volunteered or had a paid job; if you are used to feeding and caring for a horse, cleaning the stables, tacking up, washing down etc...; if you have your own horse/s and for how long you had them; if you have worked with/ridden/broken in young horses; if you have handled foals/stallions/brood mares; if you have been riding in competitions and at what level (local shows, high level..); if you have been teaching riding to adults/children; if you have experience in dressage, show jumping, cross country, polo, eventing, endurance riding, racing, western riding (how much, how long, what have you done?); if you have any additional qualifications or certificates?
Practical skills, trade skills and other interests
Practical work, other skills, qualifications or interests
If applicable, please tell us about any other practical and trade skills qualifications, certificates, licences: farming; carpentry; electrician; forestry and chainsaws; fencing; mechanic; plumbing; butchering; landscape gardening or gardening work; brick laying, building and construction work; unskilled labour; military work; welding and other. Please specify level of experience in years/qualifications and work experience/jobs that you have had. Please tell us about any overseas volunteer work and / or if you hold any other useful qualifications (i.e. first aid certificate..)
Au-pair and childcare, domestic, teaching, tutoring experience
Please tell us about your skills or experience in childcare, domestic or teaching / tutoring
If applicable, please tell us about you work experience and/or qualifications in the following: restaurant and bar work (waiter, chef/cook, barista, kitchen hand..); hotel and reception work (cleaning, customer service..); childcare, teaching and tutoring work; specify what type of work you did (part time, full time, paid, unpaid and for how long); specify if you are used to cooking for your family/firends, cleaning the house and doing other maintenance jobs aound the house (i.e. painting, mowing, gardening...).
Cooking and / or household duties
Please tell us about your cooking skills and abilities?
Please tell us at what level you can cook ? (for example not at all, basic, confident for self and family, confident cooking for 10 or more people). Please tell us if you have any training, qualifications or experience.
Other special skills or interests
Please tell us about any other special skills or interests you have
Please use this section to tell us about any sporting interests and / or special skills. This could be music, a special hobby, challenging/extreme activities or experiences (i.e. endurance challenges, hiking, camping, outdoor pursuits..).
Fitness, health and other personal information ...
Please tell us about your general fitness level.
Your workplace fitness and stamina is important. Please tell us if you do any sports or go to a gym, and how often. Also, if you are used to working long days, spending time on your feet, lifting heavy weights and are used to physical work or long working hours.
What is your height (cm) and weight (kg)
Do you smoke
This is important. Being a smoker does restrict your job opportunities. If you smoke during the training course we will have to declare you as a smoker.
Please list any essential dietary requirements
Do you have any medical conditions / mental or physical health issues / injuries / allergies / medication
Some employers require police checks. Are you willing for this to happen if required ?
Do you have a criminal record or any outstanding or pending convictions for criminal activity?
If you have answered YES above please explain here
Motivation and aims
Please explain your motivation and aims for your work in rural Australia with this programme
You may wish to include a one page summary CV (we prefer this to be kept to one concise page). Please upload it here.
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PLEASE ENTER YOUR NAME ONCE AGAIN
I confirm that the information I have provided above is true and complete in so far as it is relevant to living and working in rural Australia.
I am aware that I will need to acknowledge and agree to the programme 'Terms and Conditions' on or before joining the programme.
I confirm that I understand and agree to the above.
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