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Telford Certificate in Agriculture (Level 3) - Telford

Qualification: Certificate
Level: 3
Dates:

18.02.19

Duration:

37 weeks, full-time

Location: Telford

Studying agriculture at Telford gives you the
opportunity to learn a variety of farming skills that
will serve you well in your career. One third of the
programme is on-farm work experience, one third is
workshop and practical sessions to develop skill sets
and one third is theory based/academic. Field trips
are always an enjoyable part of the year and add
another dimension to the course.
Throughout the year you’ll also study sheep, beef,
dairy and deer farming systems.
Work experience on a variety of different farms is
arranged by Telford. You’ll either work on one of our
farm units or on other farms in the Otago/Southland
regions. Many students are offered employment as a
result of their work experience.
Telford has 30 dog kennels, so you may have an
opportunity to bring a heading dog in the second
semester.

Studying agriculture at Telford gives you the opportunity to learn a variety of farming skills that will serve you well in your career. One third of the programme is on-farm work experience, one third is workshop and practical sessions to develop skill sets and one third is theory based/academic. Field trips are always an enjoyable part of the year and add another dimension to the course. Throughout the year you’ll also study sheep, beef, dairy and deer farming systems. Work experience on a variety of different farms is arranged by Telford. You’ll either work on one of our farm units or on other farms in the Otago/Southland regions. Many students are offered employment as a result of their work experience. Telford has 30 dog kennels, so you may have an opportunity to bring a heading dog in the second semester.

 

Content includes:
• Agronomy - pastures, crops, soils, fertilisers and agrichemicals
• Land skills - hazard management, quadbikes, tractors, water supplies, chainsaws and environmental sustainability
• Livestock- shearing, milking, livestock handling, behaviour and welfare, production, feeding and nutrition, breeding and reproduction
• Workshop skills - fencing, mechanics, welding, farm forestry, workshop project and calculations.

Content includes:

  • Agronomy - pastures, crops, soils, fertilisers and agrichemicals
  • Land skills - hazard management, quadbikes, tractors, water supplies, chainsaws and environmental sustainability
  • Livestock- shearing, milking, livestock handling, behaviour and welfare, production, feeding and nutrition, breeding and reproduction
  • Workshop skills - fencing, mechanics, welding, farm forestry, workshop project and calculations.

 

Course Fees* (NZD):
• Domestic students: $4,132.04
• International Students: $20,020.40
• Student services fee: $240.00
(Compulsory)

 

Course Fees* (NZD):

• Domestic students: $ 4,049.40

• Student services fee: $240.00(Compulsory)

 

Content includes:
Shepherds, contractors, farm assistants, shearers,
wool handlers, sharemilkers, and relief milkers.

Shepherds, contractors, farm assistants, shearers,wool handlers, sharemilkers, and relief milkers.

 

Entry Requirements
Students must be:
• Be aged 16 years or over. International students
must be 18 years or over
• Have completed at least three years of
secondary education, and achieved NCEA Level
1, or equivalent
• Be confident they can succeed at Level 3 and
have the physical ability to manage the work
without putting themselves or others at risk
• Have adequate literacy and numeracy skills
• Drivers License is recommended
• International applicants who come from non-

Entry Requirements:

Students must be:

  • Be aged 16 years or over. International students must be 18 years or over
  • Have completed at least three years of secondary education, and achieved NCEA Level 1, or equivalent
  • Be confident they can succeed at Level 3 and have the physical ability to manage the work without putting themselves or others at risk
  • Have adequate literacy and numeracy skills
  • Drivers License is recommended
  • International applicants who come from non-English speaking backgrounds require IELTS score of 5 with no band lower than 5 or an equivalent English proficiency outcome as outlined in the NZQF related Rule 18.

 

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