New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Production Management

Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Subject area

Agriculture not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

The following legislation and guidelines, and subsequent amendments apply:
- Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
- Animal Welfare Act 1999
- Resource Management Act 1991
- Animal welfare regulations
- Introduction to the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 - special guide.

- Industry guidelines for environmental management:
- Good Farming Practice: Action Plan for Water Quality 2018
- Environment Strategy and Implementation Plan 2018-22 (Beef + Lamb New Zealand)
- The Deer Industry Environmental Management Code of Practice 2018.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide land-based industries with individuals who have the technical skills and knowledge to manage primary industry production systems to maximise productivity.

This qualification is stranded in order to recognise the specific skills and knowledge required for livestock and crop production managers.

This qualification is targeted at people who have significant industry experience and wish to develop their technical skills and knowledge to be able to manage primary industry production systems.

Graduates will be capable of working autonomously within the established parameters of a primary industry business and may be supervising others.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Agriculture at this level can earn:

$41,000

Median earnings one year after study

$42,000

Median earnings two years after study

$50,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

79%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Robert Gibson Methodist Trust Board Bursaries and Student Grants

Provided by:

Methodist Church of New Zealand - Administrator, Robert Gibson Methodist Trust

Website:

http://www.methodist.org.nz/Organisations/Robert_Gibson_Trust

Value:

$750 to $2,000 each.

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Kitchener Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara - Scholarships

Website:

http://www.universitiesnz.ac.nz/scholarships

Value:

$500

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (0800) 24 24 76
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

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