New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Production Management

Land Based Training Limited

Subject area

Agriculture not elsewhere classified



40 Weeks

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide land-based industries with individuals who have the technical skills and knowledge to manage primary industry production systems to maximise productivity.

This qualification is stranded in order to recognise the specific skills and knowledge required for livestock and crop production managers.

This qualification is targeted at people who have significant industry experience and wish to develop their technical skills and knowledge to be able to manage primary industry production systems.

Graduates will be capable of working autonomously within the established parameters of a primary industry business and may be supervising others.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants should demonstrate an ability to succeed in tertiary study, shown by the completion of any of the following qualifications or courses of study: 6.1.1 National Certificate in Agriculture Level 4 and / or equivalent qualification or experience in the industry. 6.1.2 Any qualification specified by the ITO or equivalent standards setting body 6.1.3 A minimum of three years of secondary education; and/or 6.1.4 48 or more credits at NCEA Level 1, with no fewer than 12 credits in each of four subjects; and/or 6.1.5 Step 4 Reading and Step 5 Numeracy on the Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Assessment Tool (LNAAT)

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


40 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$1,200 $1,200
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,606 $6,606
Total $7,806 $7,806

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (06) 349 0077
Fax: (06) 348 9198

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