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National Certificate in On-farm Milk Quality (Milk Harvester) from Primary Industry Training Organisation

Contact info

Phone: 0800 691 111

Entry requirements

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Common Questions

Subject area:
General Land Skills
National Certificate Level 2
Credits gained on completion of this course:

What can I learn during this qualification?

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What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is for people who specialise in milking cows on dairy farms, and who are responsible for maintaining the quality of milk when milking cows.

Holders of this qualification will have the skills to milk cows and have the associated knowledge related to milk quality, milk testing, milk cooling, dairy company tanker dockets, and milking machine components and cleaning. They will also have knowledge of the impact of dairy cattle health on milk quality, milk withholding periods, and mastitis in diary cows.

This qualification shares standards with, and can lead to, the National Certificate in On-farm Milk Quality (Farm Dairy Supervisor) [Ref: 1351]. People may progress to, or be working concurrently towards, the Dairy Farming strand of the National Certificate in Agriculture (Level 3) [Ref: 0985].

Examples of related scholarships

Alliance Group Ltd Diploma or Certificate in Agriculture Bursary

Alliance Group Ltd - HR Co-ordintaor


This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search Generosity's database at your college, university or local library.

Primary Industry Training Organisation training provider details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 691 111    Phone: (08) 00 20 80 2    Fax: (04) 801 9626    Email: info@primaryito.ac.nz    Web: http://www.primaryito.ac.nz

Other locations


Level 2, ITO House
180-188 Taranaki Street

View other courses available through Primary Industry Training Organisation

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