New Zealand Apprenticeship in Agriculture - Dairy Farming
Level of study
Cost (incl GST)
Learners must be employed in the sector and have at least 3 years' experience on-farm.
* Programme part of Government’s Free Trades Training initiative which may mean a subsidised price.
This apprenticeship is ideal for Herd or Assistant Managers and will enhance learners skills so they can lead the implementation of production plans.
The first topic will depend on the season and the full programme takes 20 months to complete.
farm environment planning
feeding, pastoral production systems and benchmarking
milk harvesting management
health, mating and parturition management
maintenance and agribusiness activities.
When learners finish the programme, they will be able to take responsibility for their duties and work outcomes.