Fiona Plunkett | Team Leader, Agriculture And Rural Operations
Charles Darwin University | Australia

Fiona Plunkett, Team Leader, Agriculture And Rural Operations, Charles Darwin University

Fiona, a member of the 2017 Future Northern Territory Cattleman’s Association program and winner of the 2017 NT VET Trainer of the Year, is a passionate advocate for the importance and potential of quality VET training in the agricultural industries. 
With a background in Agriculture in south-east Queensland, Fiona completed a Bachelor of Education and taught high school students before heading to the Northern Territory to work in extensive beef cattle production. Joining the CDU team in early 2015, Fiona now coordinates the traineeship program for approximately 200 students. Fiona mentors the three staff who supervises these students as well as spending extended time on the road conducting workplace training and assessment visits on site.


Day 1 @ 15:10

Successfully aligning VET outcomes with current industry best practice

  • Learn how to ensure training quality through iAuditor
  • See how to work closely with industry, employers and students through andragogy
  • Discover how to create job-ready graduates through industry collaboration

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