New Zealand Certificate in Dairy Herd Testing

Primary Industry Training Organisation

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

There are no regulatory body or legislative requirements.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the dairy industry with individuals who have the skills and knowledge to carry out dairy herd testing of milk production, milk quality and milk composition.

The dairy industry will benefit from having trained herd testers who can accurately carry out herd testing of milk production, milk quality and milk composition to inform decisions for improving the production of individual cows and/or whole herds.

Learners will benefit from gaining a set of skills for testing milk production, quality and composition, which are highly valued in the dairy livestock industry.

The community may benefit from the availability of part-time and supplementary employment in rural areas, and from the economic benefit to the economy of improved dairy production.

Graduates will be capable of operating under general supervision.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Agriculture at this level can earn:

$29,424

Median earnings one year after study

$33,499

Median earnings two years after study

$41,301

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

52%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Energie Fruit Environment for Life Scholarship

Provided by:

Energie Fruit Charitable Trust

Website:

http://www.energiefruit.com

Value:

$2,000.00

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Whangarei Agricultural & Pastoral Society Scholarship

Provided by:

Whangarei Agricultural & Pastoral Society - Administration

Website:

http://www.whangareiap.org.nz/

Value:

$2,500 per annum

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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 2
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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