Course Info

The cadets learn skills from farmers, field instructors, tutors and any specialist person involved during the course. We put emphasis on a ‘hands on’ approach, that is, students learn best by practically applying theoretical skills learnt.

Course Dates

One full year of Study – 42 weeks (not including 4 weeks of recess). The course starts Sunday 2nd February 2020 and finishes mid December.

Theory/Practical

 One day per week in the classroom and four days practical on farms.

Holidays

There will be 4 weeks holiday during the course which will be advised by the course tutor. Holidays may be subject to change depending on the farming calendar.​calendar.

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN AGRICULTURE LEVEL 3

This programme is designed to develop the career of those people who have completed Level 2 training in agriculture or have equivalent experience working on farms, and would like to advance towards farm management.

It is primarily for people who will be working largely unsupervised in the agricultural industry.

By the end of the programme they should be able to plan ahead to anticipate and plan for actions required for the next year as well as plan day-to-day activities that include all aspects of farm management.

The programme is approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under the provisions of the Education Act 1989, and Land Based Training Limited is accredited to teach it.

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN AGRICULTURE LEVEL 4

This programme is designed to develop the career of those people who have completed Level 3 training in agriculture or have equivalent experience working on farms, and would like to advance towards farm management. Initially, their next step would be positions such as herd and stock managers.

It is primarily for people who will be working largely unsupervised in the agricultural industry. By the end of the programme they should be able to plan ahead to anticipate and plan for actions required for the next year as well as plan day-to-day activities that include all aspects of farm management.

The programme is approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under the provisions of the Education Act 1989, and Land Based Training Limited is accredited to teach it.