Pathways to a career in food and fibre

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The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia supports the growth of Western Australia’s agrifood sector in four key areas: markets, productivity, profitability and people.

For those interested in a career in the food and fibre sector, we have provided information and links for primary schools, as well as secondary and tertiary pathways for agricultural education.


A career in food and fibre may be achieved through secondary, vocational education and training and tertiary education pathways. Education pathways, special programs and scholarships which may assist your goal of a career in food and fibre are described further in the following sections:

  • Primary school programs and facilities
  • Secondary schools and colleges 
  • Vocational education and training
  • Tertiary education