Strategic Purpose Statement
The New Zealand Certificate in Equine Skills (Level 2) is intended to provide the equine industry with individuals who have the skills and knowledge to work safely and effectively around horses in the equine industry.
This programme is targeted at people who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge to enable them to seek employment at an entry level in an equine industry, or who wish to progress to further education or training.
Graduates will benefit by having a qualification that provides recognition of their skills and a pathway to further qualifications in the equine racing or sporthorse industry.
The industry will benefit from this qualification by having qualified staff who are able to contribute to overall workplace safety and productivity.
Graduates will be able to work at entry level under close supervision and will be able to contribute to overall workplace safety and productivity.