TAKE ACTIONTRAINING AND STUDY OPTIONS FOR A DAIRY SECTOR CAREER
A number of training providers offer courses from taster courses to National Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees.
At high school it’s recommended you study maths, sciences and business. IT skills are also important.
Qualifications like New Zealand Certificates in Agriculture (Level 2, 3 or 4) are completed while you work and offered by Primary ITO. Other training institutions include polytechnics and offer Level 5 study programmes. Some providers offer fulltime residential-based training courses. Bachelor degrees in an agricultural field are usually from Lincoln University, Massey University or Waikato University.
TYPES OF TRAINING
Training while in employment (on and off site) provided by employer and/or training provider.
CONTINUED EDUCATION (Life-long learning)
Personal development courses, specialist and technical courses, and upskilling
AGRICULTURE TRAINING PROVIDERS
These include polytechnics, residential courses, and extramural study.
For undergraduate and master’s qualifications.
For each career, visit CareersNZ to explore study options, and find out pay, job opportunities, length of training, and how to enter the career.
Dairy sector events from discussions groups to NZ Dairy Industry Awards.
The GrowingNZ directory presents more than 150 types of scholarships available to young people with an interest in the primary industries. Search now.
Different types of scholarships, grants and awards from universities, polytechnics and wānanga provided by government, sector or interest groups. Advice and information for Māori and Pasifika students.