Job Description

Farmhands are workers who assist Farmers and Graziers with growing crops and raising livestock.

Careers Ladder


While qualifications are not essential to become a Farmhand, they may be an advantage when seeking employment.

Obtain your drivers’ licence from the roads and traffic authority in your state. It may also help to consider obtaining a tractor licence.

Gain an entry-level Junior Farmhand role and work your way up to having more responsibility through a direct traineeship.

Consider completing a Certificate III in Horticulture, Certificate III in Agriculture or a Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management from a TAFE or a registered training organisation.


  • Autonomous
  • Cooperative
  • Diligent
  • Energetic
  • Flexible
  • Impressionable
  • Productive
  • Reliable
  • Team Player

Key Skills

  • Machinery
  • Agriculture
  • Farming
  • Forklift
  • Irrigation

Future Prospects

You may like to think about moving on from this career, some transferable skills can be utilised in roles such as;