New Zealand Laboratory Education Water Sampling Certification (Micro-credential)

Real World Education Limited

Subject area

Natural and Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified


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Entry requirements

Prospective learners are required to have:
- NCEA Level 2 (or equivalent) OR recommendation by an organisation that conducts water sampling, AND
- demonstration of understanding of the micro-credential and general suitability for the study through Real World Education's pre-entry processes.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This micro-credential is for people who intend to seek employment as a sampler for a professional laboratory or similar employment, or people who are early in a laboratory career. It is designed to prepare people to be able to sample various types of water (eg. drinking water, wasterwater, river, lake, ocean, cooling tower, pools, spas, ponds, groundwater, monitoring bores) and to perform on-site tests that are commonly done alongside water sampling

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

GCSB Women in STEM Scholarship

Provided by:

New Zealand Intelligence Community - Organisational Development New Zealand Intelligence Community



The value of this award is $10,000, which can be spread over three years depending on your study plans.

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Elsie and Laura Lehmann Trust

Provided by:

Massey University



At the discretion of the Selection Committee

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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

Phone: (03) 9755627

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