Agriculture Courses with the National Trade Academy

Our Agriculture Courses


Agriculture training courses at the New Zealand National Trade Academy have been developed to meet the needs of the rapidly growing agriculture industry. With career pathways that can lead to farm management and ownership, a qualification in agriculture is the way to go forward in this rapidly developing industry. Demand is high for farm assistants and opportunities exist in the rural service sector as well.

Our agriculture training courses offer a great opportunity for students to gain the skills and knowledge required to enter the agriculture industry.

Create a rewarding lifestyle. Farming is not just a job, it's a career.

NCEA (Level 2)
NCEA (Level 2)

Youth Guarantee (Fees Free)

Vocational Pathway (NCEA Level 2) Primary Industries

NZ Certificate (Level 2)
NZ Certificate (Level 2)

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

(Full Time or Part Time options)

NZ Certificate (Level 3)
NZ Certificate (Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture Pastoral Livestock Production Level 3

(Full-time & Part-time options)

NZ Certificate (Level 3)
NZ Certificate (Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Operational Skills (Level 3) with optional strands in Specialist Equipment, and Infrastructure

NZ Certificate (Level 3)
NZ Certificate (Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 3) with strands in Dairy Farming, and Meat and/or Fibre

We have many excellent land-based farming, agriculture, horticulture, equine, animal care and other courses to choose from.