The course content includes:
Students will study in a classroom environment and gain practical hands-on experience on a farm.
In our Agriculture Course, you will learn practical skills such as tractor driving, safe use of quad bikes, fencing and chainsaw skills. You will also learn Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) practices and First Aid while learning in an interactive way to apply those skills towards NCEA credits. The course is designed to give you the knowledge and experience you need to begin your farming journey.
This course includes practical experience on a farm, therefore, graduates are equipped with essential knowledge and skills for work in an entry-level role on a farm or for further training. They can carry out practical tasks associated with an entry-level role and use safe work practices in a primary industry workplace.
After successfully completing this course, opportunities exist where we can arrange to place you on a farm if you wish. Most often, such jobs include a good salary, housing and other benefits.
Other career options include viticulture, farm supply, livestock management and other forms of agriculture, horticulture and viticulture.
|New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2)|
Any minimum or preferred criteria for entry to this qualification.
For students aged 16 to 19
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Farm workers help farmers with a variety of tasks, including raising and caring for livestock, repairs and maintenance, tractor work, and other farming activities.
Dairy farmers feed, care for and milk herds of cows on farms.
Farmers/farm managers are responsible for the planning, management and day-to-day running of farms. Farmers own the land they farm, while farm managers manage farms for farm owners.
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* International learners are required to pay additional costs to attend one of our courses or programmes. These additional costs include medical and travel insurance cover.