New Zealand Certificate in Pest Management

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

It is strongly recommended that candidates have completed the New Zeland Certificate in Pest Control (Level 3) with strands in Rural and Urban [Ref: 2212] prior to enrolment in 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 required to plan and implement pest management strategies and to supervise others to carry out pest control.

The qualification is stranded to recognise the different skills and knowledge required to perform pest management tasks for pest animal species and pest plant species.

This qualification is targeted at people who have some experience as pest management operators and who wish to develop their skills and knowledge in pest management.

Learners will benefit by having skills and knowledge which improves their ability to plan and supervise effective pest management.

The community will benefit from having individuals who have the skills and knowledge to plan, implement and supervise effective pest management.

Graduates of this qualification will be capable of working under broad guidance.

What graduates earn

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


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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Ann Sinclair Trust Tertiary Grant

Provided by:

Presbyterian Support Central



Refer to application organisation.

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Rural Women New Zealand - Audrey Reid Grant

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



Up to $600.00

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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) 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.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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