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ATC Vision College

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ATC Vision College

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NZ Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2)

Key information

Level of study:
Certificate
Tuition fees:
Duration:
12 weeks
Start date: To be confirmed
Campus:
ATC Vision College
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Course details

Summary

International students are welcome and come from all over the world to Vision College.

Vision College is a division of ATC New Zealand which was formed in 1984. It offers a unique Christian-based environment for study. Christian values of care, honour and respect are part of our culture and are all designed to help learners excel. People of all religions and cultures are most welcome to study at Vision College.

The emphasis of this agriculture training is on improving productivity and agricultural efficiency. Students of this vocational training will be able to apply the skills and knowledge gained and contribute to the improvement and development of agricultural practices in their own country.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN

  • Use of farm vehicles - intensive training on the safe use of quad bikes, farm motorcycles, tractors and chainsaws.
  • Pasture control – an introduction to grazing and pasture management.
  • Fencing training – methods of livestock control with fencing methods.
  • Animal health – skills in dairy herd health care and animal handling.
  • Livestock feeding – knowledge of seasonal livestock demands and feeding systems.
  • Dairy shed hygiene and milking – preparation for milking, milking procedures and equipment cleaning.
  • Injury and Safety factors training– the identification and elimination of farm hazards.

Entry criteria

  • International students must be aged between 18-45 years of age at the start date of the programme of study, not when they make the application.
  • Prospective students must have applied for and been accepted on a study visa, not a visitor’s visa.
  • Be able to show a source of funds and provide a history of payments in their bank accounts that go back 6 months.
  • Have completed an agriculture-related qualification of at least 3 months duration.
  • Have paid all monies required before the course start date.
  • All students are required to stay in a Homestay unless an exemption has been approved by the Head of School. An 'Exemption from Homestay' form must be completed.

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