New Zealand Certificate in Organic Primary Production

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Subject area

Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies

Qualification

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 take responsibility for the day to day operational management of an organic primary production operation.

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 organic primary industry sectors will benefit by having staff with the skills and knowledge to contribute to more efficient and effective operations.

This qualification is ideally suited to people who are experienced workers in the primary industry.

To achieve this qualification graduates will be able to carry out organic production tasks relevant to either a crop production or a livestock production context to meet the outcomes.

Graduates will be capable of working in a self-managed capacity and may have some responsibility for the performance of others.

What graduates earn

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

$35,000

Median earnings one year after study

$36,000

Median earnings two years after study

$40,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

54%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Advance Ashburton Community Foundation: Tertiary Education

Provided by:

Advance Ashburton Community Foundation

Website:

http://www.advanceashburton.org.nz/

Value:

variable - see "Additional Information".

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Ballance Agri-Nutrients Scholarship

Provided by:

Ballance Agri-Nutrients Ltd - HR Assistant

Website:

http://www.ballance.co.nz/Our-CoOp/Our-Community/Scholarships

Value:

$4000 per annum

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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 691 111
Phone: (08) 00 20 80 20
Fax: (04) 801 9626
Email: info@primaryito.ac.nz
Web: http://www.primaryito.ac.nz

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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