The overarching aim of STBIFM's training plan is to provide a coordinated approach to training and contribute to building the capability and knowledge of irrigation communities. We expect to achieve this by:
STBIFM has partnered with DPI’s Tocal College to deliver new training opportunities for irrigators and industry professionals throughout the program area. By working together the STBIFM team has been able to share information and resources with existing networks.
A recent collaboration with Irrigation Australia Limited (IAL) supported the roll out of a two-day irrigation pumps course in Moree in the Lower Namoi water management area.
There was a fantastic response to the pumps course held in Moree, and participants that attended commented the content and duration of the course met their needs.
The participants developed a range of new skills, including:
Opportunities delivered through the STBIFM capacity building program focus on optimising on-farm irrigation efficiency. Examples of training activities include: