New Zealand Diploma in Primary Industry Business Management (Level 5) - SIT2LRN Distance Learning

Qualification: Diploma
Level: 5
Dates:

2021 Intake 1: 25 January to 21 May - Applications Close 04 January 2021

2021 Intake 2: 22 March to 16 July - Applications Close 01 March 2021

2021 Intake 3: 07 June to 01 October - Applications Close 17 May 2021

2021 Intake 4: 02 August to 26 November - Applications Close 12 July 2021

Duration:

One year Full-time

Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning
Credits: 120

Advance into the business side of the Primary Industries. Develop skills and knowledge needed to manage a wide range of primary industry operations in farming, horticulture, dairy, fishing, apiculture and others.

You will learn:

  • Primary Industry Business Planning and Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management Accounting and Finance
  • Business Leadership and Management
  • Health, Safety and Wellbeing
  • Environment and Sustainability
This qualification is targeted at people who are in a management or supervisory role in a primary industry business, or who have some industry or other relevant experience and are ready to advance into a management role within a primary industry business.

This qualification is targeted at people who are in a management or supervisory role in a primary industry business, or who have some industry or other relevant experience and are ready to advance into a management role within a primary industry business.

PIB501 Business Leadership and Management

The paper will enable students to develop a critical understanding of the complexities and contested nature of leadership and management and the contextual opportunities for development. It will enable students to develop a range of personal and professional skills associated with the application of leadership and management strategies to facilitate organisational development and change within primary industries.

PIB502 Management Accounting & Finance

This paper provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage and present finances for primary industry operations, using current and emerging technology to inform decision making, in accordance with the requirements of the businesses.

PIB503 Human Resource Management

Students will develop the knowledge and skills needed to manage human resource and staffing requirements within primary industry organisations.

PIB504 Environment & Sustainability

Students will develop knowledge and skills needed to manage natural and/or physical resources sustainably in primary industry operations.

PIB505 Health, Safety and Wellbeing

Students will develop knowledge and skills needed to develop strategies to manage and monitor health, safety and wellbeing within primary industry organisations.

PIB506 Strategic Management and Planning

This paper introduces students to the concepts of strategic management, focusing on the consideration of strategic management methods, and organisational objectives, planning, performance and future directions within primary industry contexts.

PIB507 Primary Industry Business Planning

Students will develop the knowledge and skills needed to prepare business plans for businesses or organisations within the primary industry sector.

Zero Fees Scheme – applies to NZ citizens and residents/permanent residents (residing in NZ). Costs (NZ$) $7.00 per credit + admin cost $50 per application (e.g. $700 for 100 credit course) - includes GST

International Students $100 per credit

Payments must be paid by the due date shown on the invoice.

Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to work or gain employment in a management or supervisory role in a range of primary industries

All applicants should demonstrate a keen interest in primary industry business management and have academic attributes which demonstrate that applicants have a reasonable likelihood of successful completion of the programme.

Examples may include completion of a programme of study at Level 4 or above in a related discipline and/or employment in a related field for 2 or more years.

Learners entering this programme should be in a position to access financial and production performance information about a specific business, and to manage production factors of a specific business.

All enrolments in the New Zealand Diploma in Primary Industry Business Management programme are at the discretion of the Programme Manager in consultation with the Head of Faculty as required.

English Language Requirements

Applicants, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having achieved one of the following

NCEA Level 3 with University Entrance, or

an International Baccalaureate Diploma or Cambridge A- level qualification for which the teaching and assessment was conducted in English; or

Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA),or Trinity College London Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL);or

Successful completion of all primary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand primary school years 1 to 8) and at least three years of secondary education (being the equivalent of three years from New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand,,Australia,Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States one of the countries listed in Rule 18.5 where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; or

Successful completion of at least five years of secondary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; or

Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters' Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States or

Successful completion of one of the following internationally recognised proficiency tests listed below to the level required of the programme of study and with all scores achieved in a single test during the two years preceding the proposed date of enrolment


IELTS test - Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 
TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE) 
TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14) 
Cambridge English Examination - B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill 
OET - Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests 
NZCEL - a) Expiring Level b) Current: a) Level 4 (General) or (Workplace) b) Level 4 (General) or (Employment) 
Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36 
Language Cert - B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with HIGH PASS and no less than Pass in each skill 
Trinity ISE - ISE II with no less than merit in any band

* New versions of some NZCEL qualifications, and in some cases new qualifications, were published on 13 June 2017. These are intended to replace pre-existing versions and qualifications, which have been given expiring status until discontinued on 31 December 2019. (a) denotes expiring (b) denotes current

English Language
entry criteria

 

English Language Requirements


To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Diploma in Primary Industry Business Management (Level 5), and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve: 
A minimum of 120 credits in accordance with the programme schedule for the New Zealand Diploma in Primary Industry Business Management (Level 5).
The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Diploma in Primary Industry Business Management (Level 5) full-time over 1 year or part-time over five years. 
(Please note: students failing to engage in study as per programme requirements may forfeit zero fees entitlement)

To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Diploma in Primary Industry Business Management (Level 5), and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve: 

 

  • A minimum of 120 credits in accordance with the programme schedule for the New Zealand Diploma in Primary Industry Business Management (Level 5). 
  • The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Diploma in Primary Industry Business Management (Level 5) full-time over 1 year or part-time over five years. 

(Please note: students failing to engage in study as per programme requirements may forfeit zero fees entitlement)

 

 

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