New Zealand Certificate in Pest Operations

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Subject area

Pest and Weed Control

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 mandatory prerequisites for this qualification.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to recognise the skills and knowledge of individuals who can either carry out pest control or pest monitoring in a rural environment, or pest control in and/or around built environments.

This qualification is targeted at individuals who have recently begun working in the pest operations industry or who wish to enter the pest operations industry.

The qualification has strands to recognise the distinct skills and knowledge required to carry out pest operations in either rural, or in and/or around built environments.

Learners will benefit from having the skills and knowledge to remain safe while undertaking an essential and valued task.

The community will benefit from having people who are able to carry out pest control for the purposes of biosecurity, conservation, and public health and enjoyment.

Graduates will be capable of working under limited supervision.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies at this level can earn:

($1)

Median earnings one year after study

$37,000

Median earnings two years after study

$43,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Not Available

Employment rate two years after study

38%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Barbara Wood Memorial Foundation Scholarships

Provided by:

Barbara Wood Memorial Foundation - Executive Officer

Website:

http://www.wi.org.nz/

Value:

Up to $1,000.00 depending on the need and cost of the course being undertaken.

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Hugh Williams Ravensdown Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

Massey University

Website:

http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/admission/scholarships-bursaries-awards/

Value:

$5,000

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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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