Course details

New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Pastoral Livestock Production)
Domestic tuition $312 per year
NZQF Level 3

About the course


The overall aim of this programme is to provide the pastoral farming sector with individuals who have the skills and knowledge to assist in managing the factors which influence the quantity and quality of pastoral livestock production. 

Graduate Profile 

Graduates of the programme will be able to assist with the management of feed supply and demand to meet livestock production targets. Assist with key livestock production tasks in a pastoral farming context. 

Course Content 

Understanding of soils and fertilisers, water quality, pasture management, livestock feeding, weed identification and control.

Entry requirements

18 years of age or over 

NZ citizen or permanent resident 

12 months prior farming experience

*This course is not available to international students.

About the provider

To provide a pathway to knowledge and self-awareness that will lead to better employment opportunities through work based training

Our mission statement is as relevant today as it was when we first started in 1996. We are aiming to inspire our students with skills and knowledge through vocational education and training.

This will then lead to more informed and positive employment and / or opportunities for students to staircase into higher level programmes of learning.

Our objectives as a tertiary education organisation (TEO) is to offer our stakeholders the opportunity to have input into our courses ensuring their individual needs are being met and quality is being maintained.