New Zealand Diploma in Dairy Processing
Waikato Institute of Technology Ltd
Food (excluding Seafood) Processing Technology
Total student fees
over 2 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the dairy processing sector with credentialled employees with advanced technical knowledge who can carry out a range of dairy processing operations and operate as a technical specialist with an emphasis on quality assurance and systems improvement.
It will establish standards of professional practice for technical specialists that can provide employers with confidence in the quality of manufacture of the range of dairy products produced.
It is targeted at individuals who are employed as experienced dairy processing technical specialists.
Graduates will benefit dairy processing companies by contributing to the achievement of systems and end to end value chain improvement, and overall manufacturing excellence.
Graduates will operate with a high level of responsibility and discretion within their organisation with full responsibility for product quality.
Key Information for Students
Wintec's Certificate in Dairy Technology (L3), or National Certificate in Dairy Manufacturing (L4), or equivalent. Selection criteria applicable. English Lang. Reqs: IELTS 6.0 with all bands at 5.5 or higher, or equivalent.
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?
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The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
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