New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture

Southern Institute of Technology Ltd

Subject area

Animal Husbandry

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 the pastoral farming sector with individuals who have the skills and knowledge to take responsibility for the day-to-day operational management of a pastoral or arable farming production system. The qualification includes strands that enable people to specialise in a particular area within the farming industry.

This qualification is targeted at people who are experienced workers in the agriculture industry and are looking to move into, or are at, a management level position in an agricultural production enterprise.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Agriculture at this level can earn:

$37,000

Median earnings one year after study

$39,000

Median earnings two years after study

$42,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

60%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Harwood Farm Trust

Provided by:

MCI & Associates Ltd

Website:

http://www.harwoodfarmtrust.co.nz/index.php/scholarships

Value:

Between $500 - $2000 Exact amounts to be determined in each case by the Trustees.

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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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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 478 839
Phone: (03) 211 2699
Fax: (03) 214 4977
Email: info@sit.ac.nz
Web: http://www.sit.ac.nz

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

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