New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Stockperson)

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Animal Husbandry


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Entry requirements


About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the pork production industry with individuals who have the knowledge and skills to assist with all aspects of pig feeding and health in a pig unit.

The qualification has an optional strand to recognise the specialist nature of breeding activities both pre and post farrowing.

Employees will benefit by having improved skills and knowledge which enables the industry to remain internationally competitive, and also will enhance their own employment opportunities across the pork production industry.

The community will benefit by having trained people who are able to manage biosecurity risks and waste management within their workplaces, thereby reducing the potential to negatively affect the wider community and nation.

Graduates will be working under general supervision and may be collaborating with others in the team.

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

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


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