West Coast Trades Academy

Agriculture

If you want to see what options are available in the agriculture and primary industry sectors you need to enrol in this programme.

The skills, knowledge and experience from this two year programme will help you to determine whether you are interested in a career in agriculture or other industry sectors.

The programme will cover health and safety requirements in the workplace, fencing, milking and practical on-farm work placements.

This programme leads you into a wide range of options including the second year of agriculture with the Trades Academy. After completing the second year of the programme you will have the skills and the knowledge to be employed as a farm labourer, gain a farming apprenticeship or work as a fencing contractor.

Key details

Credits:43
Duration:34 weeks per year, this is a 2 year programme
Timetable:Friday 9am to 3pm
Starts:February 2018
Ends:November 2019
ProviderTai Poutini Polytechnic

What you learn:

Employment Options:

Further Study Options:

  • Check out the 2018 Programme PDF Guide here!
  • Talk to your school Trades Academy co-ordinator or careers advisor
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