New Zealand Certificate in Poultry Management

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Animal Husbandry


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Entry requirements

The following legislation and guidelines, and subsequent amendments apply:
- Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
- Animal Welfare Amendment Act 2015
- Worksafe New Zealand Health and Safety Guide
- Company quality, environmental and hygiene requirements.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the poultry industry with experienced individuals who have the skills and knowledge to take responsibility for the day to-day operational management of a section in a poultry facility.

The qualification is stranded to recognise the specialist skills and knowledge required to manage either a poultry layer unit, poultry hatchery, or poultry rearing operation.

This qualification is targeted at poultry employees who aspire to move from a poultry production role and pathway into a management role in a section of a poultry facility.

Graduates will be capable of working in a self-managed capacity under broad guidance and may be supervising others.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Agriculture at this level can earn:


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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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