New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2)

This qualification is designed to help you pursue entry level roles in primary industries like agriculture and horticulture, or to continue your study in these areas.

The content is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need for a range of primary industry sectors, including practical skills specific to the agriculture, horticulture and/or conservation sectors. 

The programme provides a good balance of theory and practice, and also helps you develop your numeracy and literacy skills relevant to primary industry.

Content Details

The course content covers a range of primary industry skills from practical production tasks to an in depth look across a range of primary industry workplaces. You'll experience what it would really be like to have a career in horticulture, agriculture, or forestry.

Dates/Times/Locations

This programme is 12 weeks long plus a 2 week study break in the middle. Intakes in locations other than those listed can be arranged to meet demand - please enquire.

StartModeLocationDuration
20 Mar 2017Full-timeTauranga (Windermere Campus)12 weeks
24 Apr 2017Full-timeOpotiki12 weeks
12 Jun 2017Full-timeKawerau12 weeks
4 Sep 2017Full-timeTauranga (Windermere Campus)12 weeks

Indicative Fees

2017 domestic students fees-free

The fee shown for domestic students is applicable to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents. If an international fee is not listed above please refer to the international fees page. All fees are indicative only and subject to change.

You MAY be eligible for a StudyLink Student Loan for your tuition fees.

Find out if your programme qualifies by visiting the Studylink website.

If you also need to pay course related costs, i.e. if outlined in programme costs above, you need to apply separately to StudyLink (up to $1,000/academic year for eligible students). Note course related costs are paid directly into your bank account by StudyLink and you will be required to pay this to Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.

Qualifications Gained

Upon successful completion of the programme you will receive:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2)

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2) programme will be able to pursue entry-level employment and career opportunities within the primary industry sector.


Entry Criteria

Entry to the New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2) programme will be in accordance with the criteria specified in the Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Regulatory Framework (Academic Regulations).

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

English language requirements for this programme will be in accordance with the criteria specified on page 22 of the Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Regulatory Framework (Academic Regulations).