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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.

RURAL CONTRACTING
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INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS (IW2)
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RURAL CONTRACTING

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN RURAL CONTRACTING (LEVEL 3) WITH STRANDS IN CROP PRODUCTION, HARVESTING, AND VEGETATION CONTROL

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 3
  • 80 Credits
  • 6 – 9 months
  • NZQA Ref: 2728

Strands: Crop Production, Harvesting and Vegetation Control

CORE SKILLS COVERED:

  • Apply health, safety and environmental principles and best practise in a rural setting
  • Operate rural contracting vehicles and equipment and perform basic maintenance

You will gain specialist skills in your chosen strand.

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