AI (Artificial Insemination)

Training and Development for the Herd Improvement Industry

Training courses are offered through the organisations below. The provider can be contacted directly for further information.


Registered Training Organisations (RTO/Tafe) Courses for Artificial Insemination and Industry Training

Contact Trainers Direct as per the details below

Tasmanian Training (TAS)

Phone: 03 6432 2233

Email: [email protected]


See the latest training offer from DairyTas by clicking the link here.

Courses to commence in 2024. TBA.

To register an expression of interest for a course in 2024 please email: [email protected]





Victorian Training (VIC)

Southern NSW (NSW)

Contact Megan Dodd: 0429 581 272

Email: [email protected]

AI courses are regularly run through GOTAFE covering Victoria and Southern NSW.

For further information please click on the following:

AI Courses

AI Refresher

Contact Megan Dodd to enrol and for further details of courses.





New South Wales (Northern NSW)

Queensland Training (QLD)

Victoria (VIC)

Contact Orion on 07 3392 7055

Email: [email protected]

Orion Training delivers courses in Artificial Insemination, Semen Collection and Semen Assessment. 

Orion courses are delivered with an on-farm model.

Do you have or know of a farm that can host courses?

Orion are currently looking for a host farm in the Gippsland area.

Orion has animal ethics approval to run courses at any farm in NSW, QLD and VIC and has the following options available for farms that host.


A course is booked to be delivered on your farm for you and /or your team and there is room to accomadate one (1) or more external students. For each external student we add to your course, Orion will pay you $150 per student.


You are willing to host regular courses at a time of the year that suits your breeding practices. Orion will pay you $150 per student plus a $200 facility fee.

Students are supervised at all times and must follow strict Health and Safety procedures but we are also aware accidents can happen. Orion holds personal accident insurance covering all students who attend the course on your property.

Download further information here.

Course Dates for AHCAIS304 Artificially Inseminate Livestock

Biggenden (QLD)  –  June 13th to 15th.

Biggenden (QLD)  - July 16th to 18th.

Corinda, Brisbane (QLD) – dates TBA. 

Wagga Wagga (NSW) – Course 1 - June 24th to 26th. Course 2 - June 27th to 29th .

Orbost (Victoria) – October 23rd to 25th.

Legana (Tasmania) – July 3rd to 5th.

For details to express your interest please click here

To meet the trainers and for information on other courses Orion has to offer please click here



South Australian Training (SA)

Contact: Annalee McKinnon: 0429 026 585

Email: [email protected]


AI Courses are running in South Australia.




Victoria Training (VIC)

Contact : 1300 133 717

Email: [email protected]


Artificial insemination (AI) and fertility of livestock

Immerse yourself in the future of hands-on education with a nationally recognised AI training course in 2024.

Program details
Theory and simulated practical workshops held at our Yallourn campus followed by an on-farm practical assessment day.

Scheduled program dates for 2024

24th and 25th June

22nd and 23rd July

7th and 8th October

 For Further information please click here



NHIA Accreditation Program for Professional Inseminators

Details coming soon



Private Industry Trainers:
Beef Breeding Services

- Queensland Training (QLD)

The course is held at the Beef Breeding Services collection centre north of Rockhampton at Etna Creek.

  • Schools held monthly at our Etna Creek Collection Centre ( 30 mins north of Rockhampton )
  • 2.5 day course with both theory and practical elements
  • Repro tracts for visual and practical assessment
  • Small class size (maximum 6 students)
  • 5 cows available per student for practical training
  • Schools advertised on their social media 


863 Etna Creek Rd, Etna Creek Qld (if using the GPS please continute to the past until you hit the dirt road and we are first driveway on your left).

Contact Les Kingston: 0498 684 158

Email: [email protected]  



- Western Australia

3 Day Training Courses

The Part A section of the course is designed to give learners a thorough grounding into the technical and

theoretical aspects of AI covering;

  • Bovine anatomy and reproductive physiology
  • Liquid Nitrogen and Semen handling
  • AI Technique
  • Common reproductive diseases
  • Heat detection and record-keeping
  • Genetic theory and bull selection
  • Nutrition and fertility

The Part B practical training

Download the brochure here.

Phone Farmwest: 08 9726 2626

Email: [email protected]



Livestock Improvement (LIC)

- Victoria (VIC) other states upon interest


NHIA Member, LIC is offering two types of courses:

- DIY AI Refresher or Introduction Courses                                   

Click here for more information

Certificate of attendance issued.


- DIY AI Certification (Location: New Zealand only).

Click here for more information.

Certificate of competence issued. NEW ZEALAND ONLY.


To find out further information:

Contact LIC Australia: 0429 900 612

Email: [email protected]


No Bull

- New South Wales (NSW)



 The course is held at Latimores Road, Burrell Creek, New South Wales.

  • 3 day course with both theory and practical elements
  • Small class size (maximum 7 students)
  • Courses will be run each month during 2024 except Feb. 

To find out further information please click here

Contact Stephen Brown: 0438 600 925

Email: [email protected]

 Wellbred Genetics 

- Victoria (VIC)

NHIA member, Andrew Parkinson is offering one on one training.

To customise a training session:

Contact Andrew Parkinson: 0428 552 624

Email: [email protected]