New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Milk Harvesting)

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Subject area

Animal Husbandry

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

There are no mandatory prerequisites to meet regulatory body, or legislative requirements for this qualification.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the pastoral farming sector with individuals with the skills and knowledge to harvest milk while maintaining milk quality, assist with solving milk quality problems, and assist with dairy effluent management.

Learners will benefit by having a qualification within a training pathway that recognises progression through the industry, as well as increased skills and knowledge acquisition to enable improved job performance.

The dairy and dairy processing industries will benefit by having people with the ability to maintain the high milk quality standards which are a key factor in the high export value of New Zealand dairy products.

This qualification is targeted at people with some experience in the pastoral farming sector and who are, or will be, milking dairy animals as an integral part of their job role.

Graduates will be capable of working under limited supervision.

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

The Kiley Family Memorial Trust

Provided by:

Public Trust - Client Manager Charitable Services

Website:

https://www.publictrust.co.nz/grants/how-do-i-find-one/grants/kiley-family-memorial-trust-scholarships

Value:

Secondary - up to $1000 per yearBoarding - up to $8000 per yearTertiary - up to $3000 per year

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Energie Fruit Environment for Life Scholarship

Provided by:

Energie Fruit Charitable Trust

Website:

http://www.energiefruit.com

Value:

$2,000.00

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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 691 111
Phone: (08) 00 20 80 20
Fax: (04) 801 9626
Email: info@primaryito.ac.nz
Web: http://www.primaryito.ac.nz

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

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