Assist with management of livestock health and biosecurity – Micro-credential

Level 3


Level of study

Level 3

Cost (incl GST)

Was $345.00, now $172.50*


4 months


Learners must be employed in the sector

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Non-funded fee: $1,164.38. Please note, this fee will only apply for non-funded learners – learners who are not employed in the industry, do not meet the entry requirements of the programme, or are not classed as “domestic learners” under the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) funding rules. For more information, visit the TEC website here.


This micro-credential is suited for those in Farm General and Shepherd positions who want to develop their skills and knowledge in sheep, beef, and deer farming. Topics covered include:

  • Biosecurity, types of diseases and how to apply best practice to migrate risk.
  • Identification and care of healthy livestock, ill health and ill thrift.
  • Use of preventative animal health measures.
  • Obligations and practices with regards to animal welfare requirement.

This micro-credential takes 4 months to complete.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

  • report on livestock health

  • describe biosecurity relating to livestock

  • assist with the diagnosis of livestock health problems

  • assist with the implementation of a livestock preventative health programme.

Enrolment Forms

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