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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Advanced Husbandry) (Level 4)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 4
Credits 50
Subject Area
  • Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies » Agriculture » Animal Husbandry
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the pork industry with individuals who have advanced technical knowledge in pig husbandry, and able to improve production outcomes and complement external pork industry expertise.

Employees will benefit by having specific husbandry skills that will improve and enhance production targets and enable them to work in a key management role anywhere in a pork production unit.

The community will benefit by having employees trained in advanced husbandry competencies that ensure the most efficient, independent, sustainable and home-grown pork production for New Zealand.

Graduates will be working in a self-managed capacity with some responsibility for the performance of others in their team.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Develop and implement production plans that maximise feed, health and breeding outcomes.
- Identify and resolve production issues.
Education pathways
This qualification can build on the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Level 3) with an optional strand in Reproduction [Ref: 2525], and may pathway to the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Section Management) (Level 4) [Ref: 2524].

This qualification can lead to the New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Production Management (Level 5) with strands in Livestock Production and Crop Production [Ref: 2211].
Entry Requirements
There are no mandatory prerequisites to meet regulatory body, or legislative requirements for this qualification.
Education Organisation Primary Industry Training Organisation
Developed By Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2526
Status Current
Created December 2014
Next Review December 2023

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