New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2)

Find out what it would really be like to have a career in horticulture, agriculture, or forestry!

This qualification's designed to give you everything you need for an entry-level career in a range of primary industry sectors, including practical skills in agriculture, horticulture and/or conservation.

The learning provides a good balance of theory and practice, and also helps you develop your numeracy and literacy skills related to these types of careers.

Content Details

The course content covers a range of primary industry skills from practical production tasks to an in depth look at a range of primary industry workplaces.

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
FebruaryFull-timeTauranga (Windermere Campus)12 weeks
JulyFull-timeKawerau12 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.

Study Pathways

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Pathways

New Zealand Certificate in Organic Primary Production (Level 4)

Entry Criteria

Open entry. Applicants will be assessed for their ability to meet the academic, and health and safety requirements of the programme.

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).