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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Organic Primary Production (Level 4) (Crop Production, and Livestock Production)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 4
Credits 60
Subject Area
  • Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies » Agriculture » Agriculture not elsewhere classified
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the primary industry with individuals who have the skills and knowledge to take responsibility for the day to day operational management of an organic primary production operation.

Learners will benefit by having an organic production qualification within a training pathway that recognises progression through the primary industry, as well as increased skills and knowledge acquisition to enable improved job performance.

The organic primary industry sectors will benefit by having staff with the skills and knowledge to contribute to more efficient and effective operations.

This qualification is ideally suited to people who are experienced workers in the primary industry.

To achieve this qualification graduates will be able to carry out organic production tasks relevant to either a crop production or a livestock production context to meet the outcomes.

Graduates will be capable of working in a self-managed capacity and may have some responsibility for the performance of others.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Apply knowledge of organic principles to the implementation and monitoring of an organic primary production plan and organic standard's compliance requirements
- Context Outcome: All outcomes must be met in either the Crop Production or Livestock Production context.
Education pathways
This qualification may build on the New Zealand Certificate in Organic Primary Production (Level 3) [Ref: 2680].

This qualification may lead on to the New Zealand Certificate in Organic Primary Production (Level 5) (Crop Production, Livestock Production) [Ref: 2682].
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification are likely to be employed as an: organic orchard/vineyard supervisor or leading hand, organic crop supervisor or team leader, organic crop monitor, organic nursery specialist, organic farm production manager.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
It is strongly recommended that this qualification is completed in conjunction with, or following completion of, agriculture or horticulture production qualifications at an appropriate level.
Education Organisation 3 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Primary Industry Training Organisation
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2681
Status Current
Created May 2015
Next Review April 2020
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