New Zealand Certificate in Dairy Systems (Engineering)

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Mechanical Engineering




1 Year

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.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the agricultural industry with tradespeople who have the multi-disciplinary knowledge and skills required to independently plan and specify, install, perform diagnostics on, and maintain milk harvesting and/or water and effluent systems.

Graduates will work in accordance with New Zealand industry standards and the relevant legislation, including those relating to health and safety, and the environment.

Whilst largely engineering-based, this qualification crosses over multiple disciplines to meet the needs of this unique niche industry.
It will typically be achieved in a workplace environment as a New Zealand apprenticeship.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Be in employment and an active Training Agreement with Competenz.

Detailed requirements

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


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
Total N/A N/A

StudyLink website – information about student loans

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

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

Click here for more information about the Key Information for Students

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 86 22 84
Phone: 0800 86 22 84

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

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

What to do if you find incorrect course information

MyQ is now closed. Find out more about MyQ