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Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE

Ross Wade worked on the family Orchard before completing a Fruit Growing Apprenticeship at Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE in 1990. Since 1990 Ross had 10 years working for Horticulture businesses in the Shepparton Area.

In 2000 Ross commenced working at Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE as the Co-Ordinator of Production Horticulture and has been the driving force behind developing relationship between Horticulture Growers of Fresh Produce and Associated Industry Groups.

Ross has worked with a wide range of Horticulture sectors across Australia, developing courses and aligning Nationally Accredited units to industry programs.

Courses Include:

  • Integrated pest Management (IPM) Courses in the Greenhouse & Orchard Industry
  • SPC / Ardmona Approved Supplier Program
  • Freshcare Training
  • HACCP Training
  • Horticulture Apprentices
  • Farm Chemicals Courses
  • OH&S Courses
  • Soils & Plant Nutrition Courses
  • Staff Inductions
  • Horticulture Youth Leadership Courses

Companies Include:

  • Fruit Growers Victoria
  • Australian Wheat Board
  • Horticulture Australia
  • Fruit Growers Victoria
  • Victorian Peach & Apricot GrowersAssociation
  • Protected Cropping Australia
  • Freshcare
  • SPC / Ardmona
  • Department of Environment and Primary Industries