New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Operational Skills
Vertical Horizonz New Zealand Limited
General Land Skills
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide primary industry workplaces with individuals who can safely and effectively carry out operational activities which involve vehicles, machinery and infrastructure.
Primary industry workplaces will benefit by having staff with the skills to safely and effectively complete operational activities relevant to vehicles, machinery and infrastructure.
Learners will benefit by having a qualification within a training pathway that recognises progression through the industry and enables improved job performance.
This qualification is for learners from a wide range of primary industry workplaces who want to develop a range of competencies that contribute to the safe and effective operation of a primary industry workplace.
Graduates will be capable of working under limited supervision.
Key Information for Students
Applicants must be: 1. physically fit 2. be working in a relevant primary sector environment (if not VHNZ will arrange suitable work experience and access to requited vehicles and equipment) 3. have access to requited equipment to complete the learning and assessment; and 4. have the relevant driver license and endorsement if vehicles are to be used on a public road.
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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