On behalf of Skillinvest Limited and Longerenong College,
I welcome new and prospective students.

Skillinvest is a leading provider of employment, education and training services throughout Victoria with office locations in Ararat, Bairnsdale, Ballarat, Dandenong, Donald and Horsham.

Skillinvest also incorporates Longerenong College, one of Australia’s foremost institutions specialising in agricultural vocational education and training for over 125 years. Based 13kms from Horsham in the Wimmera, Longerenong is renowned for its practical approach towards agricultural education, all while being in a friendly rural and relaxed environment. International students are able to immerse themselves in true Australian culture while learning new and emerging agricultural technologies at one of Australia’s most recognised Agricultural education institutions.

The recent Victorian State Government announcement to fund the development of leading edge agricultural technology competencies into teaching programs at the College ensures Longerenong will continue to provide advanced industry training into the future.

Our staff are highly qualified and trained in their fields, providing students with an excellent knowledge base for a bright future in the Agricultural industry. Students who graduate from Longerenong College are highly sought after and most are employed before they complete their studies.

We look forward to discussing how we can assist you to achieve your study and career ambitions at Longerenong College.

Darren Webster
Chief Executive Officer

CEO of Longy College Darren Webster


Mayor of Horsham Rural City Council Cr Mark Radford

On behalf of the Horsham Rural City Council, I welcome international students and guests to our wonderful regional city.

Horsham Rural City is a vibrant, diverse and inclusive community. Dryland and broadacre agriculture is our major industry and, with the Grains Innovation Park, BASF and Nuseed research facilities, we have nationally acclaimed agricultural research assisting our farming communities to produce food to feed the world. 

Longerenong College is set on a magnificent 1070 hectare working farm on the outskirts of Horsham, in Western Victoria.  Students at ‘Longy’ have the unique opportunity to live and learn on the land. 

I encourage you to take this wonderful opportunity to study at one of Australia’s leading tertiary educational institutions and become a part of our community.

I am confident that you will enjoy your time in and around Horsham.

We warmly welcome you.


Cr Mark Radford, Mayor

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