If you are highly motivated and committed to work and advance in the farming industry our Tairāwhiti Farm Cadet scheme will definitely help you get there.
Hostel accommodation is available for Level 3+ students at our Ruapani Station, Tiniroto and Waingake bases at no cost to you.
NCEA with Primary Vocational Pathways and the New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills Level 2 will equip you with the foundation skills to progress to our higher level programmes covering a range of agriculture sectors.
NCEA with Primary Industries (Farming) Vocational Pathways - Level 2
New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills - Level 2
New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Operational Skills - Level 3
New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Farming Systems) - Level 3
By completing our range of Level 3 qualifications you will be better prepared to gain employment in the industry. Subject to your readiness, you will be helped to find work where you can continue to learn while you earn.
QUALIFICATIONS:New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Meat & Fibre) - Level 3
This is a new qualification planned to commence in 2022 and follows on from the New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Operational Skills Level 3 and New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture - Farming Systems Level 3. It provides a sound basis of knowledge and skills for study at Level 4 and higher.
All Level 2 and Level 3 Farming programmes are available in Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay