You will learn how to:
- apply theoretical knowledge of key farming inputs to pastoral farming systems.
- assist with key livestock production tasks in a pastoral farming context.
- use appropriate technology within a pastoral farming system.
- assess and minimise risk to self, others and equipment.
- apply knowledge of sustainable practices to pastoral farming systems.
- Open entry.
Programme Specific Information
Graduates will benefit by having a breadth of pastoral farming knowledge and skills valued by employers in the pastoral farming sector which will facilitate improved performance in the workplace and career progression.
The pastoral farming industry will benefit from being able to identify and recruit graduates who have an understanding of the key inputs into farming systems, and the wider context of the pastoral farming industry in terms of environmentally and financially sustainable farming practices.
Graduates of this qualification may be employed in a range of roles in pastoral farming enterprises requiring limited supervision, for example milk harvester, shepherd, dairy farm assistant or general farm hand.
Items from Farm Source
- Gumboots Red Band 10 233313006 - $80
- Overtrousers Bib Dairytex, GRN, L 248577003 - $135
- Parka Dairytex, GRN, L 248580003 - $198
- Overalls (Optional but recommended)
Changes for new learners
WITT and this programme are part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology .