New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Livestock Husbandry) (Dairy, and Meat and Fibre)

AGC 'Training for Industry'

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

There are no mandatory prerequisites to meet regulatory body, or legislative requirements for this qualification.

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 carry out core livestock husbandry tasks in pastoral farming enterprises.

Learners will benefit by having a qualification within a training pathway that recognises progression through the industry, as well as increased skills and knowledge acquisition to enable improved job performance.

The livestock farming industry will benefit by having staff that are able to carry out livestock husbandry tasks in a safe and appropriate manner.

This qualification is targeted at people with some experience in the pastoral farming sector who want to develop their livestock husbandry skills and knowledge.

To achieve this qualification graduates will be able to carry out livestock husbandry relevant to either a dairy or meat/fibre context to meet the outcomes.

Graduates will be capable of working under limited supervision.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Agriculture at this level can earn:

$30,000

Median earnings one year after study

$35,000

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

54%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Putaruru Veterinary Club Education Trust

Provided by:

Putaruru Veterinary Club Education Trust - Trustee

Website:

http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/admission/scholarships-bursaries-awards/

Value:

Determined by the Trust Board

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Don Scott Agricultural Education Trust Grants

Provided by:

Massey University

Website:

http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/admission/scholarships-bursaries-awards/

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

Phone: (06) 348 8215
Fax: (06) 348 4330
Email: info@agchallenge.co.nz
Web: http://www.agctraining.co.nz

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

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