Telford Certificate in Farming (Practices) (Level 3)

Lincoln University

Subject area

Agriculture not elsewhere classified

Qualification

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

This programme is expected to attract people who already have some experience in the agricultural industry and may have a minimum of one year experience in the industry. Prospective students must be at least 16 years old at the time of starting the course. At the time of enrolment, students are required to provide a valid form of identification (Passport or Birth Certificate) to confirm their age. Adult students with demonstrated motivation and adequate literacy and numeracy skills will be considered for entry. There is no upper age limit for admission to this programme. Some courses within this programme require that the student complies with the legislative requirement for the minimum age of a person riding/driving certain vehicles.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of this programme will be able to describe the relevant aspects of work in an agriculture industry. In addition, they will be able to do up to three of the following: * use and/or maintain an agricultural vehicle, * install or maintain agriculture infrastructure, * use and/or maintain agriculture machinery, * work with livestock * control weeds. On successful completion of this programme, a graduate of this program will be able to work competently on a farm. All graduates will have the opportunity to progress their career in a land-based industry through further study.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Agriculture at this level can earn:

$30,000

Median earnings one year after study

$35,000

Median earnings two years after study

$42,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

54%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Robert Gibson Methodist Trust Board Bursaries and Student Grants

Provided by:

Methodist Church of New Zealand - Administrator, Robert Gibson Methodist Trust

Website:

http://www.methodist.org.nz/Organisations/Robert_Gibson_Trust

Value:

$750 to $2,000 each.

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Dairy NZ Undegraduate Scholarship

Provided by:

DairyNZ - Industry Education Facilitator

Website:

http://www.dairynz.co.nz/people/careers/dairynz-scholarships/

Value:

$6325 in tuition fees for up to 4 years

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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
Email: info@lincoln.ac.nz
Web: http://www.lincoln.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

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