New Zealand Certificate in Agrichemical Supply

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Animal Husbandry


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Entry requirements

There are no mandatory prerequisites for this qualification
There is a requirement that potential candidates have literacy and numeracy skills suitable for a level 4 qualification given that they are dealing with potentially dangerous goods. Pre-diagnostic testing of candidate's ability to read labels is recommended.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide people who have the skills and knowledge to advise on and promote the safe and effective selection, storage, handling and use of agrichemicals to clients. Graduates will be able to supervise retail store staff in the safe handling, storage and recording of agrichemicals.

Graduates will benefit by having formal recognition of their skills and knowledge of the safe and effective utilisation of agrichemicals, and their ability to identify, interpret and provide information to clients.

The community as a whole will benefit from having graduates who are able to assist land-based enterprises with selecting agrichemicals in order to maximise productivity and the sustainable use of agrichemicals and animal health products.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Agriculture 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

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 691 111
Phone: (08) 00 20 80 20
Fax: (04) 801 9626

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