Introduction to the Poultry Industry - Micro-credential

Level 2


Level of study

Level 2

Cost (incl GST)

Was $299, now $149.50*


7 months


Learners must be employed in the sector.

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Non-funded fee: $1,309.23. 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 programme will help learners develop a basic understanding of poultry production processes and the requirements of the sector.

Topics covered:

  • biosecurity
  • anatomy
  • prevention and control of exotic diseases
  • food contamination hazards and control methods
  • cleaning and sanitization
  • structure of the poultry industry.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this programme, learners will be able to:

  • describe biosecurity principles, rules, and procedures used in a poultry production operation
  • describe the anatomy and body systems of poultry
  • describe common exotic diseases of poultry, and responses for their prevention and control
  • describe food contamination hazards common in poultry operations and the methods used to control these hazards
  • describe methods for cleaning and sanitation of poultry production equipment and facilities
  • describe the structure of the poultry industry from breeding, to egg and meat production.

Enrolment Forms

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Get up to 50% off* fees in 2024

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