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Certificate in Primary Industries (Level 2)

Lincoln University

Subject area

General Land Skills


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

a) Be aged 16 years or over. (International students must be 18 years of age or over.) b) Have completed at least three years at secondary school, and achieved the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (Level 1), or equivalent. c) Be confident they can succeed at Level 2 and have the physical ability and level of fitness to manage the work without putting themselves or others at risk. d) Have (or be prepared to acquire) adequate literacy and numeracy skills (NCEA Level 1 literacy and numeracy or equivalent). e) Be able - or willing - to provide evidence that they are drug and alcohol free.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

On successful completion of the Certificate in Primary Industries (Level 2), graduates will have acquired a knowledge and skill base that will enable them to obtain entry level positions in the primary industries sector.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Agriculture at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand - Audrey Reid Grant

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



Up to $600.00

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Awarua Trust Scholarship

Provided by:

The Awarua Trust - (CA) trustee



determined by the Trustees

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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 106 010
Phone: (03) 325 2811
Fax: (03) 325 3615

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