The seasonal nature of the industry means that it is difficult to complete a qualification within the time frame of employment.

The peak seasonal work requirements demand considerable focus and attention by workers, yet often the qualifications require assessments to be completed during these busy times. Delivery of content can also be out of alignment with the seasons. This is a significant barrier to employees completing on job qualifications. Due to the diverse nature of the work, there is an opportunity for people to move through different parts of a farm throughout the year.