New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Livestock Husbandry) (Dairy, and Meat and Fibre)
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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.
Key Information for Students
To gain admission to Turanga Ararau requires applicants to be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents. To gain entry to the programme learners will need to have literacy and numeracy skills at step 3 or above on the assessment tool, preferably a level 2 qualification in the industry or equivalent experience and a demonstrated commitment to work in the industry.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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