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New Zealand Certificate in Equine Skills

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as SIT

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

The following industry rules apply:
- New Zealand Rules of Harness Racing of Harness Racing New Zealand Inc.
- New Zealand Rules of Racing of New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing Inc.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the equine industry with individuals who have the skills and knowledge to assist in the stabling, care, and/or exercise of horses in the performance horse sectors of the equine industry.

The qualification is stranded to reflect the specialist skills required to work either in the harness industry, thoroughbred racing industry or the sporthorse industry.

Graduates will be able to contribute effectively in the workplace at entry-level with limited supervision.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Agriculture at this level can earn:

$50,000

Median earnings one year after study

$51,000

Median earnings two years after study

$57,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

70%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Awarua Trust Scholarship

Provided by:

The Awarua Trust - (CA) trustee

Website:

http://www.awaruatrust.org.nz

Value:

determined by the Trustees

Read more

Rural Women New Zealand - Audrey Reid Grant

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

Up to $600.00

Read more

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 478 839
Phone: (03) 211 2699
Fax: (03) 214 4977
Email: info@sit.ac.nz
Web: http://www.sit.ac.nz

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

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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