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New Zealand Certificate in Organic Primary Production

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Subject area

Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies


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 this qualification is completed in conjunction with, or following completion of, agriculture or horticulture production qualifications at an appropriate level.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the primary industry with individuals who have the skills and knowledge to assist with a range of core tasks relevant to an organic primary industry sector.

Learners will benefit by having an organic production qualification within a training pathway that recognises progression through the primary industry, as well as increased skills and knowledge acquisition to enable improved job performance.

The primary industry will benefit by having staff that are able to carry out organic production tasks in a safe, appropriate, and effective manner.

This qualification is targeted at people who have some general experience in the primary industry who want to further develop their skills and knowledge in organic primary production.

Graduates will be capable of working under limited supervision with responsibility for work outcomes in an organic context.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied 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

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

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.

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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