- Open entry.
It is understood students should be employed on farms within the Taranaki area and will spend the majority of their time working in agricultural employment. Employment is a critical core component of this programme and essential to ensure all aspects of this programme are completed in a real work environment where any off-job/ theory assessment is seen to directly involve the workplace.
This programme is not eligible for weekly student allowances or living costs from Study Link.
English Language Requirements
Any applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of IELTS General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 or equivalent.
International Graduates are eligible for one-year Post Study Work Visa
Changes for 2023 learners
On 1 November 2022, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in became part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology .
When you apply to study with WITT in 2023, you will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga, the new national network of vocational and applied education in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will learn in the same way, in the same place, and with the same people. The great news is that this enables us to share skills and knowledge across a network of passionate education providers, to better help you succeed.
Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review. This is to make sure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of the industry to provide you with excellent and quality educational opportunities.
New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture Farming systems (Level 3)
New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Operational Skills (Level 3) with Optional strands in Specialist Equipment and Infrastructure