This Agriculture course is free for students aged 20+, runs for 12 weeks, and gives successful students a New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2)
Study in a classroom environment and gain practical hands-on experience on a farm. Throughout this course you will learn practical skills such as tractor driving, safe use of quad bikes, fencing and chainsaw skills. You will also have the opportunity to gain credits towards NCEA Level 2. This 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, you will be equipped with essential knowledge and skills for work in an entry-level role on a farm or for further training. You will be capable of carrying 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 and horticulture.
|New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2)|
Any minimum or preferred criteria for entry to this qualification.
For students aged 20+
|Youth Guarantee Available||
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|Student Fees||FREE (conditions apply)|
Note: All Key Information is the most recent available relating to domestic students. For more detailed information refer to Course Documents.
|Campus||Start Date||Domestic||International *|
|Hamilton||13 May 2019||$0.00||Unavailable|
|Hamilton||22 July 2019||$0.00||Unavailable|
|Hamilton||7 October 2019||$0.00||Unavailable|
Fees listed are indicative only and may vary with course selection. Exact fees can be confirmed
when you enquire or apply.
* 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.