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Primary Industries Pathway

The Primary Industries Vocational Pathway includes any occupation in which raw materials are converted to goods for us to use or consume. This includes agriculture, horticulture, seafood, mining, forestry and more. You'll be working outdoors, in a team or by yourself. You will use high-tech machines and equipment; safety is important. You'll work to high standards of environmental management and/ or animal welfare. The Primary Industries will provide you with the opportunity to pursue the type of lifestyle that suits you. Please see Youth Guarantee for a comprehensive list of vocational opportu​​​​​nities in this Pathway.

The information below shows your opportunities in the primary indsutries pathway.

Primary Industries pathway

Year 10-13 STAR experiences

Try a quick STAR experience to get an idea of what study and work in this industry will be like:

Other experiences

Want to try something else? Come on a campus tour, attend an information session or taster, check out our youth guarantee programmes, do our career choice 'Future You career quiz', or try being a student for a day.

Next steps

You've now finished school, what will you do? Start a job or apprenticeship, or come back to Wintec and learn some more.

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