New Zealand Certificate in Seafood Processing
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the seafood processing sector with people who are able to work as experienced senior operators involved with fish and fish product processing in a seafood processing operation on land or at sea.
This qualification is suitable for individuals who are employed in the seafood processing industry.
Graduates will be capable of working in a self-managed capacity and will have some responsibility for the performance of others.
Key Information for Students
Academic requirements: New Zealand Certificate in Seafood Processing (Level 3) OR A qualification at Level 3 on the NZQF in a related discipline. Alternative requirements: Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic entry requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry by the Curriculum Manager (or delegate). English language requirements: If English is not the applicant's first language, applicants will need to provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Table: * IELTS 5.0 General or Academic (no lower than 5.0 in each band), IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test. Note: Applicants who do not have evidence of English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, may contact NMIT for an assessment Applicants who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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