New Zealand Certificate in Pest Operations

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Subject area

Pest and Weed Control


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:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Not Available

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

ZESPRI Horticultural Scholarships

Provided by:

Zespri International Limited


$10,000 tuition support

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Rural Women New Zealand - Audrey Reid Grant

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



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) 277 486
Phone: (04) 915 7706
Fax: (03) 371 9285

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

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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