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Phone: 0800 691 111

National Certificate in Poultry Production from Primary Industry Training Organisation

Entry requirements

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Common Questions

Subject area:
Agriculture not elsewhere classified
Qualification:
National Certificate Level 2
Credits gained on completion of this course:
57-62

What can I learn during this qualification?

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What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification recognises the skills and knowledge of a person at entry level in the poultry industry. The holder of the qualification is able to care for poultry under supervision in at least one of the poultry industry sectors.

Holders of the qualification are able to carry out sanitation, cleaning, and residue control procedures in the poultry facility; maintain site biosecurity; recognise health and ill health in poultry; and have knowledge of food contamination hazards and control in poultry operations, poultry welfare, poultry diseases and their prevention, exotic diseases, poultry anatomy and body systems, and the poultry industry.

Strands allow people to specialise in at least one sector of the poultry industry, which includes egg production, poultry hatchery, and poultry meat production.

On completion of this qualification people can choose to progress to the National Certificate in Poultry Husbandry (Level 3) with strands in Egg Production, Poultry Hatchery, and Poultry Meat Production [Ref: 1177].

What jobs can I do with this qualification?

Crop Farmer and Stock and Station Agent

Scholarships for this qualification

Craig Scholarship Award

Provider:
Stratford High School
Website:
http://www.stratfordhigh.school.nz/WebSpace/640/
Value:
Determined annually by Board of Trustees

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Alliance Group Ltd Undergraduate Bursary

Provider:
Alliance Group Ltd
Website:
http://www.alliance.co.nz
Value:
$2,000 per annum

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Primary Industry Training Organisation training provider details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 691 111    Phone: (04) 801 9616    Fax: (04) 801 9626    Email: standards@primaryito.ac.nz    Web: http://www.primaryito.ac.nz

Other locations

WELLINGTON

Level 2, ITO House
180-188 Taranaki Street
Wellington

View other courses available through Primary Industry Training Organisation

Source: New Zealand Qualifications Authority (www.nzqa.govt.nz)