New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Operational Skills (Level 3)

with Optional strands in Specialist Equipment and Infrastructure

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

with Optional strands in Specialist Equipment and Infrastructure

In any workplace, you need to be able to operate safely. You will learn general health & safety as well as tractor safety, and cover topics such as quad bikes, two-wheelers, chainsaws, water systems; wooden, wire and electric fencing and repair; and tractor implements. This programme provides hands-on learning to help you on the farm.

New Plymouth intakes

Students who complete this course in New Plymouth will be on a dairy farm.  Learning will be done in the context of dairy farming

South Taranaki intakes

Students who complete this course in South Taranaki will be on a sheep and beef farm. Learning will be done in the context of sheep and beef farming. 

Entry Requirements

  • Open entry.

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.

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