For the whole of 2024, nearly all agriculture and horticulture training through Primary ITO is now up to 50%* off. T&C's apply.
For the whole of 2024, nearly all agriculture and horticulture training through Primary ITO is now up to 50%* off.
We'll help you to grow the skills of your staff, with our on-job training programmes, support and resources.
The Government is committed to investing in on the job training to support our skills pipeline in New Zealand. Below are the fundi...
Resources and support for our Assessors in Primary Industries.
Resources and support for Workplace Verifiers.
Find the right programme for you or your staff.
Download and read our enrolment forms and terms and conditions documents.
Whether you’re an up-and-coming orchard supervisor looking to enhance your career, or a farm owner wanting to update your business...
There are a few good reasons to train your team. Check out what some of our employers had to tell us about the value of training.
Looking for staff, or searching for your next opportunity? Check out the new Primary ITO Jobs Board
If you’re interested in enrolling with us, this page tells you about eligibility, how to enrol, what support you can get, and more...
We are ready to support your learning and help you to achieve your goals.
Find out what each different sector could offer you and about job opportunities.
Check out what a few of our learners had to tell us about the value of training.
We help students to take their first steps towards an exciting career in the primary industry, and support schools too.
We teach primary sector unit standards with the ‘real world’ in mind, so students can apply what they have learned at school when ...
Primary ITO aims to help New Zealand’s primary sector flourish by growing people’s skills. We lead work-based education and traini...
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Our Strategic Intent and Annual Report documents.
Here’s your chance to help people and businesses thrive.
Primary ITO is currently a part of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology.
Supporting professional development in the dairy manufacturing and meat processing industries.
Farming pigs is different from farming other animals like sheep, cattle, deer, and goats. Pigs are not mainly grazing animals.
Their nutritional needs have to be provided by a balanced cereal-based diet. They also behave differently, have different social needs, and have a greater need for shelter.
Our programme gives you the skills to be a key part of your team, from the safe handling of pigs, to feeding and nutrition, right through to genetics and breeding programmes.
Some of the types of jobs on farm are:
Gestation and breeding head of departmentread more on these roles here.
New Zealand Pork
Opportunity Grows Here
Primary ITO Jobs Board