Leadership for Primary Industries (Micro-credential)

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as NMIT

Subject area

Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies not elsewhere classified


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Entry requirements

Academic Requirements
10 NCEA Level 1 literacy credits and 10 NCEA Level 1 numeracy credits.

If applicants have undertaken a qualification or examination other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), NMIT will assess this for academic entry equivalency.

Alternative Requirements
Applicants (including those over 20 years of age) who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic entry requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry by the Curriculum Manager (or delegate).

English Language Requirements
If English is not the applicant's first language, applicants will need to provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Table: IELTS 5.5 General or Academic (no lower than 5.0 in each band)

Note: Applicants who do not have evidence of English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, may contact NMIT for an assessment.

Applicants who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills.

Information for Applicants:
Applicants must be working or have access to work in the Primary Industry sector to successfully complete the requirements of this micro-credential. NMIT can support learners in the identification of potential work placements, and in the organisation of the placement if they are not currently employed in the industry.

It is recommended applicants are able to competently utilise digital applications and technologies.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This micro-credential is designed to provide the primary industries sector with individuals who have leadership capability tailored to the specific requirements of the sector. The seasonal nature of the sector creates an ongoing need for rapid upskilling of existing staff to supervise and mentor less experienced staff, and leaders new to the primary industry workforce.

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Bashford-Nicholls Trust Vocational Study Scholarships

Provided by:

Royce Nicholls Trust/Margaret Bashford Trust





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CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by:

CrazyGames.com - Scholarships Coordinator




$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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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 422 733
Phone: (03) 546 9175
Fax: (03) 546 3325
Email: info@nmit.ac.nz
Web: http://www.nmit.ac.nz

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