New Zealand Certificate in Primary Products Food Processing

Waikato Institute of Technology Ltd

Subject area

Process and Resources Engineering not elsewhere classified

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

Tertiary Education Organisations offering programmes leading to this qualification must maintain currency with amendments to, and replacements of, legislation, regulations, and Codes of Practice relevant to the industry sector, which may include:
- Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997;
- Animal Products Act 1999;
- Biosecurity Act 1993;
- Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996;
- Health and Safety at Work Act 2015;
- Resource Management Act 1991;
- Local by-laws;
- Overseas Market Access Requirements (OMARs) https://www.mpi.govt.nz/exporting/overseas-market- access-requirements-omars
- General Requirements for Export (GREXs) outlined by the Ministry of Primary Industries; https://www.mpi.govt.nz/dmsdocument/26500/direct

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is designed to provide the primary products food processing industry with competent entry level 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 includes strands that recognises the skills and knowledge required for specific job roles in the primary products food processing operation.

Graduates will benefit by having a qualification within a training pathway that recognises progression through the primary products food processing industry as well as increased skills and knowledge acquisition to enable improved job performance and support career opportunities.

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:

$37,000

Median earnings one year after study

$40,000

Median earnings two years after study

$47,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

73%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office

Website:

https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/study/scholarships-and-awards/find-a-scholarship.html

Value:

For: Assistance with study

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Rural Women New Zealand Education Fund

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

Up to $500.00

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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
Email: qau@wintec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.wintec.ac.nz

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

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