This fees-free Agriculture course is designed for those aged 20+, and gives successful students a NZ Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2)
Study in a classroom environment and gain practical hands-on experience on a farm. This agricultural training is designed to give you the essential knowledge and skills for work in an entry-level role on a farm or for further training. Over 12-weeks, you will learn practical skills such as safe use of tractors and quad bikes, farming skills, fencing, and general agriculture.
In completion of this course 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. 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.
Fees listed are indicative only and may vary with course selection. Exact fees can be confirmed when you
enquire or apply.
General Agriculture Training
New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2)
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.
You will need to contact StudyLink for the answer to this. All of our programmes have been approved by the New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA) and, as such, all New Zealand students that enrol in a programme of study can apply to StudyLink.