HRBA Easter basket winner – Adam Shalders

RIST Trainer Scott Mullins presenting Certificate III in Agriculture student Adam Shalders with a basket of Easter goodies. Adam won this basket as part of the Hamilton Regional Business Association’s Easter campaign.

Shearing School – Mortlake – May 3 to May 7

If you want to be part of the vibrant and expanding shearing industry get in quick as RIST has another shearing school running from May 3 – May 7 in Mortlake. There are limited places and the cost of this school is low/no fee depending on your eligibility for...

New Course – Introduction to Welding

This course is designed to give people with no previous experience an entry level understanding of welding and some basic welding methods. Over four evenings (6.30pm – 9.30pm) you will learn safety procedures, protective equipment requirements and how to plan...

Graduation 2020

We were delighted to be able to celebrate our students’ achievements over the past year at our recent graduation ceremony. Pictured below are our Certificate III in Agriculture graduates.

Welcome to 2021!

Welcome back to 2021. We hope you all enjoyed your well deserved break and are ready to get back into the swing of things. Our RIST staff and trainers have been working hard to get ready for your return. We are trying new and innovative teaching methods to give you...

RIST Shearing School – Mortlake, November 16-20

Join a booming industry that is always looking for skilled, qualified professionals. Sign up for the upcoming shearing school and learn from some of the best in the business. Increased Government funding has made this course even more accessible. Contact RIST’s...

Latest COVID information in relation to RIST training

6 August 2020 To all RIST students, employers, parents, schools and trainers, As regional Victoria re-enters Stage 3 restrictions, and school students return to remote learning, the RIST team are applying the guidelines we have been given by the Department of...

Training in the era of COVID

Strict COVID-19 hygiene practices are being followed to allow RIST students to return to some face to face training. We are proud of the way our students have embraced the changed learning environment by being adaptive, enthusiastic and resilient – qualities...

Victorian Government Incentive

Have you heard about the Victorian Government incentive to improve your shearing skills to Certificate III level?  The first twenty people who complete a Certificate III in Shearing in 2020 will receive an elite shearing toolkit.  The toolkit contains some...

George is waiting for students to return

During this period of remote learning, the students are learning skills in podcasting, filming and editing, virtual reality and interactive apps in class, and are incorporating these new found skills in their training activities. These new skills are now coming to the...