Introductory Rural Skills (for ages 16 & 17)
This one year, full-time course, is supported by the Government's Youth Guarantee Fund which is aimed at encouraging young people who have left school, to continue their education and gain skills that will lead to employment or further training.
• Are you 16 -17 years old?
• Do you love the outdoors and like working with plants and animals?
• Do you want to leave school but keen to keep learning?
• Are you interested in furthering your education on a practical, hands-on course that will provide you with employment opportunities?
• Do you want nationally recognised qualifications?
Yes? ... then our Introductory Land Skills course is for you!Your Career
This one year, full-time course, is supported by the Government's Youth Guarantee Fund which is aimed at encouraging young people who have left school, to continue their education and gain skills that will lead to employment or further training. The course will involve a mixture of classroom and practical tuition as well as practical workplace training later in the year. Our tutors and workplace trainers will take the time to make sure you have the skills and knowledge to progress into a career or further studies in agriculture or horticulture by the end of the course.
Enrol in Introductory Land Skills and you are on your way to a career in agriculture or horticulture by gaining skills and knowledge in:
• Growing plants
• Plant care
• Conservation and Environmental planting
• ATV and Tractor Driving
• Livestock Handling
• Fencing and Farm Maintenance
• Milking Cows
No course fees*
*Criteria Applies: Please note this course is NOT approved for
StudyLink loans and allowances.
• Provide a safe and supportive place for you to learn
• Raise your motivation to succeed
• Provide initial training that leads to a workplace setting where you will gain even more skills
• Meet employers who can help you in your agriculture or horticulture career
• Improved educational and life opportunities, including literacy and numeracy.
This programme is currently being offered in Bay of Plenty, Manawatu and Taranaki.*
* Subject to funding and numbers
This programme also provides you with the life skills needed to kick-start your career in the great outdoors including:
• Goal Setting
• CV Presentation
• Job Interview Strategies
• Career Planning
To apply or for more information, click on "apply now" at the bottom of this ad, or call us on 0800 475 455 (0800 4 SKILLS).
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About Agriculture New Zealand
Agriculture New Zealand is one of the largest providers of agriculture and horticulture training throughout New Zealand and we are extremely proud of the contribution we have made to the industry since 1993.
Agriculture New Zealand Limited
Owned by PGG Wrightson and accredited with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority to deliver approved training courses at levels 1−6 on the National Qualifications Framework, Agriculture New Zealand is one of the largest providers of agriculture and horticulture training throughout New Zealand.
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Agriculture New Zealand has been a specialist provider of quality agricultural and horticultural training since 1993. All of our agriculture programmes have been awarded the AgExcel Quality Mark which is endorsed by DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb New Zealand and recognises industry relevant, superior agricultural training.
Each year our skilled and qualified staff provide training to over 3000 learners throughout New Zealand. Much of the training is delivered in partnership with Telford (a division of Lincoln University), Aoraki Polytechnic and the Western Institute of Technology Taranaki (WITT). We provide training to Landcorp staff throughout New Zealand and deliver the formal training programme on Smedley Station – a long established training farm in the Hawkes Bay.
Our full-time courses are ideal for people starting out or wanting to fast track their agriculture or horticulture careers.
Our part-time courses provide flexible learning options for a wide range of people.
If you want quality training, you want Agriculture New Zealand!
Throughout New Zealand, Agriculture New Zealand offers a wide range of part time and full time horticulture and agriculture courses and work-based training opportunities catering for youth and mature students. Call to find out more!Postal Address:
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