New Zealand Diploma in Field Hydrology

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Subject area

Hydrology

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

N/A

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to recognise the skills and knowledge required to collect and manage hydrometric information from a range of field situations, and to interpret and make the data available to key stakeholders.
Learners will benefit by having formal recognition of these specialist skills and knowledge, a pathway for further training, and enhanced employment options.
The wider community and the economy as a whole will benefit from having publicly available hydrometric data that is accurate and standardised nationally, for a variety of uses such as design of engineering infrastructure, resource consents and compliance, water supply, flood warning, drought management, energy planning, national water audit and freshwater ecology.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Natural and Physical Sciences at this level can earn:

$31,000

Median earnings one year after study

$33,000

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

49%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Transpower Rural Communities Trust Tertiary Grant

Provided by:

Rural Communities Trust

Website:

http://www.ruralcommunitiestrust.org.nz

Value:

So far, almost 1,000 grants have been approved, totaling well over $600,000.

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Murray King Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

Masterton District Council - Community Services Manager

Website:

http://mstn.govt.nz/

Value:

Up to $2,000.

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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 691 111
Phone: (08) 00 20 80 20
Fax: (04) 801 9626
Email: info@primaryito.ac.nz
Web: http://www.primaryito.ac.nz

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

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