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New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Agriculture) Level 2

Strategic Purpose Statement

The purpose of this qualification is to enable the recognition of the entry level skills and knowledge required by the primary industry sector, and to provide a training pathway for entry into careers in the primary sector. This qualification will allow primary industry workplaces to:

  • Recognise the skill development of casual, seasonal and/or entry level employees and,
  • Identify graduates who can demonstrate the required skills and knowledge to contribute safely and effectively in the workplace.

Graduate Profile

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Carry out practical production tasks associated with an entry level role in a primary industry context.
  • Use safe work practices in a primary industry workplace.

Education Pathways

This qualification is an entry pathway for learners without qualifications who are seeking employment, or are newly employed, in the primary industries. This qualification may lead on to a range of primary sector qualifications at Level 3.

Employment Pathway

Learners will benefit by gaining recognition of their skills and entry into a training pathway leading to a range of careers in the primary sector. Graduates will be capable of working under supervision.

Entry Criteria

An interest in Agriculture is preferred.

Youth guarantee criteria may apply. Fees free for eligible students otherwise a student fee applies. Contact us for eligibility criteria and course fees. Programme approved for international students.

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