New Zealand Certificate in Organic Primary Production

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies


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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 organic primary industry sector with graduates who have the technical skills and knowledge to plan and manage organic primary production.

This qualification is ideally suited to people who have significant organic industry experience and wish to develop their technical skills and knowledge to be able to manage organic primary production operations.

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

The organic primary industry sectors will benefit by having skilled managers who are able to contribute to more efficient and effective organic operations.

Graduates will be able to work autonomously within established parameters of an organic primary production business and may be managing others.

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

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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