TAKE ACTIONTRAINING AND STUDY OPTIONS FOR A DAIRY SECTOR CAREER
Take action with training and study options for a dairy career. There are a number of courses from taster courses to National Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees.
WHAT TO STUDY?
AT High SCHOOL
It’s recommended you study maths, sciences, business, and IT skills are also important – it depends on the dairy career you want.
New Zealand Certificates in Agriculture (Level 2, 3 or 4) are completed while you work and offered by Primary ITO, Level 5 study programmes are offered by other training institutions such as polytechnics.
Some providers offer full-time residential-based training courses – check out the map below.
Bachelor and Master’s degrees in an agricultural field are usually from Lincoln University, Massey University or The University of Waikato.
WHERE TO TRAIN
Find the training you need on the interactive map.
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.
More than 150 types of scholarships available to young people with an interest in the primary industries.
Scholarships, grants and awards from universities, polytechnics and wānanga. Advice and information for Māori and Pasifika students.
For each career, visit CareersNZ to explore study options, and find out pay, job opportunities, length of training, and how to enter the career.