NZ Certificate in Agriculture (Vehicles, Machinery and Infrastructure) [Level 3] Fee FREE

Study Options

Full-time

Length

13 weeks

Level

Level 3

Intro

Build skills in safely operating tractors, quad bikes, motorcycles or light utility vehicles when you complete this level 3 programme. You will also work with different types of machinery and infrastructure such as fencing or irrigation in relation to either horticulture or agriculture.

This qualification is ideal whether you are starting your career or looking for specific skills to develop further.  This programme is suitable for both horticulture and agriculture related industries and assists learners to maintain and improve production through safe and efficient workplace practices.

Outline

The New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Vehicles, Machinery and Infrastructure) (Level 3) aims to provide individuals with the ability to safely carry out a range of activities for the efficient operation in a rural workplace, specifically relating to the use and maintenance of workplace vehicles, machinery, and infrastructure.

This programme is suitable for both Horticulture and Agriculture related industries and assists learners to maintain and improve production through safe and efficient workplace practices.

This qualification is for learners from a wide range of rural backgrounds who want to further develop their skills and abilities across a range of primary industry related contexts.

This programme comprises:

  • 1 x 25 credit course of either vehicles, machinery or infrastructure
  • 2 x 10 credit courses of either vehicles, machinery or infrastructure (these are different to the subject matter in the 25 credit course)

Graduates will be capable of working under limited supervision.

Also offered in conjunction with:

  • NZ Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2)
  • NZ Certificate in Agriculture (Farming Systems) (Level 3)

Career Opportunities & Outcomes

On successful completion of this qualification you can pursue employment as a:

  • General hand
  • Junior shepherd
  • Farm assistant
  • Seasonal worker
  • Packhouse worker
  • Orchard harvester
  • or in similar roles in rural based workplaces

On successful completion of the NZ Certificate in Agriculture (Vehicles, Machinery and Infrastructure) [Level 3] you may choose to continue with your studies by enrolling in the following:

  • NZ Certificate in Agriculture (Breeding Livestock Farming) [Level 3]
  • NZ Certificate in Horticulture (Fruit Production) [Level 3]
  • NZ Certificate in Land Based Sustainable Practices [Level 3]
  • NZ Certificate in Horticulture (General) [Level 3]

Dates

Various start dates throughout the year.

 

Entry

Entry requirements

Study Pathways

This qualification builds on the New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills [Level 2].

On successful completion of the New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Vehicles, Machinery and Infrastructure) [Level 3] you may choose to continue with your studies by enrolling in the;

  • New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Farming Systems) [Level 3]
  • New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (Fruit Production) [Level 3]
  • New Zealand Certificate in Land Based Sustainable Practices [Level 3]
  • New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (General) [Level 3]

Academic Learning Services

Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.

We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.

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