Your local Agricultural College of excellence

To be recognised as Australia's leading independent provider of vocational education and training in agriculture

Success Stories
  • RIST would like to invite you to the 2017 Information Session
    Monday 11th September 2017 - 4pm-6pm or 7pm-9pm
    RIST Campus, 915 Mt Napier Road, Hamilton

    This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Higher Education opportunities at Your Local Agricultural College - RIST in 2018.  Staff will be on hand to discuss your education pathways from vocational through to higher education in courses from Certificate II in Agriculture (AHC20116) through Certificate III (AHC30116), Certificate IV (AHC40116) Diploma of Agriculture (AHC50116) to the Bachelor of Agriculture (in conjunction with CQ University)

    RIST - Your local agricultural college can provide a range of entry pathways for students either leaving school through the VCE or VCAL pathways into the Bachelor of Agriculture.  Break out sessions will be hosted for those students and parents interested in discussing vocational and higher education pathways.

    Why leave home to study a University course, you can studey at a University at the RIST Campus in Hamilton.

    Please RSVP and book your place by 8th September 2017 to: or (03) 5573 0943

  • 2017 Sheepvention
    Competition Winners
    Winner of the 'Pasture Weed Identification' competition - Prize $250 gift card
    Congratulations Mr Clive Jamieson

    Winner of the 'Determining Mature Standard Reference Weight of Sheep' competition - Prize $100 gift card
    Congratulations Mr Jeff Lehmann

    Please contact Kirsty Kennedy at the RIST office on 03 5573 0943 to claim your prize.

Your careers start here

An exciting range of courses is on offer to enhance your career pathways into this modern and innovative industry. Jobs abound in this industry at all levels.

Careers for your children

This is a modern and innovative industry that offers a wide range of career opportunities for young people, view the courses that can lead your children into some great career opportunities.

Practical Skills for Increased Profits

Profitability and productivity in agriculture is essential for long term sustainability, see what is on offer to increase your skill levels.