Predator Trapping Methods (Micro-credential)

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology Limited

Subject area

Land, Parks and Wildlife Management


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

No minimum academic requirements.
All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those applicants whose first language is not English should have an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall Academic score of at least 5.0 with no band lower than 5.0 issued within the last two years (or equivalent).
- Refer to NZQA :
Applicants will be required to notify facilitation staff of any medical issues that NMIT and DOC need to be aware of. This should be done upon enrolment if the medical issue may impact upon the student's ability to meet the demands of the training.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This micro-credential is designed to provide an overview of New Zealand predator pests, focusing on rats, stoats and possums. Training will look at defining why these predators are pests, their impacts and control methods. The main focus will be on developing an effective predator control plan for your area and the importance of monitoring.
Learners will be required to complete 80 hours of learning and assessment to meet the learning outcomes. Recognition of Academic Credit is not available for this micro-credential.

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Transpower Rural Communities Trust Tertiary Grant

Provided by:

Rural Communities Trust



So far, almost 1,000 grants have been approved, totaling well over $600,000.

Read more

Wakatū Tertiary Education Scholarship

Provided by:

Wakatu Incorporation New Zealand



Fees and Books

Read more

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 422 733
Phone: (03) 546 9175
Fax: (03) 546 3325

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.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

What to do if you find incorrect course information