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Agriculture is New Zealand’s largest export sector, and our products are known internationally for their quality, freshness, and consistency. Our qualifications in rural contracting and agrichemical application help to ensure our agricultural products stay world leaders.

AGRICHEMICAL APPLICATION
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INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS (IW2)
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AGRICHEMICAL APPLICATION

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN AGRICHEMICAL APPLICATION WITH STRANDS IN LIVESTOCK EXTERNAL PARASITES, TOTAL VEGETATION CONTROL, AQUATIC, BROADCARE, AND BRUSH

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 3-4
  • 79-105 Credits
  • TBA
  • NZQA Ref: 0229

Strands: Livestock External Parasites, Total Vegetation Control, Aquatic, Broadacre, and Brush

CORE SKILLS COVERED:

  • Demonstrating knowledge of safety, environmental, NZS 8409:2004, and local body accountability requirements relating to agrichemicals and their application
  • Conducting first aid
  • Safely transporting and applying agrichemicals
  • Managing agrichemicals in accordance with NZS 8409:2004 and the Hazardous
  • Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 (HSNO)

INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS (IW2)

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS – LEVEL 2 (IW2)

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 2
  • 40 Credits
  • 9 Months
  • NZQA Ref: 2522

This qualification is for you if you are starting out in your career and have recently started working within the industry. You may have come from school, another industry or already be employed in the industry without a qualification.

CORE SKILLS COVERED:

  • Key information about the infrastructure works industry
  • Health, safety and working within the busy infrastructure environment
  • Good communication skills for onsite and dealing with public
  • How to keep your work records and incident/accident reporting
  • How to care and maintain your hand tools
  • How to maintain basic machinery
  • Hand spreading- how to best use hand tools and put down materials and compact them