New Zealand Certificate in Primary Products Food Processing

Waikato Institute of Technology Ltd

Subject area

Process and Resources Engineering not elsewhere classified


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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 primary products food processing sectors with competent employees who have the skills and knowledge to work in a laboratory, or an environmental or product quality role, in a primary products food processing operation.

The qualification will support career opportunities for those individuals who are working in basic positions in either laboratory operations, environmental systems, or product quality implementation.

The qualification is stranded to recognise the specific skills and knowledge required to work in either laboratory operations, environmental systems, or product quality implementation.

The primary products food processing industries and the community will benefit from the establishment of standards of basic technical performance for specific primary products food processing operations, which will provide domestic and international markets with confidence in a quality range of primary food products.

Graduates will be capable of working under limited supervision with responsibility for work outcomes.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Process and Resources Engineering at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


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Median earnings five years after study

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Paokahu Trust

Provided by:

Paokahu Trust


$500 each

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Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office



For: Assistance with study

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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 444 204
Phone: (0800) 294 6832
Fax: (07) 838 0707

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