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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Poultry Production (Level 3) with strands in Poultry Egg Production, Poultry Hatchery, and Poultry Rearing
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 3
Credits 70
Subject Area
  • Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies » Agriculture » Animal Husbandry
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the poultry industry with individuals who have the skills and knowledge to assist with a range of core tasks relevant to the poultry industry.

The qualification is stranded to recognise the specific skills and knowledge required by the poultry industry sectors.

This qualification is ideal for people who may have entry level experience in the sector, or a desire to work in the poultry industry and want to develop their skills and knowledge in a specific operation of a poultry facility.

Graduate will be capable of working under limited supervision with responsibility for their work outcomes.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve poultry production goals in the workplace.
- Apply knowledge of poultry health and welfare to the routine care of poultry.

Graduates of the Poultry Egg Production strand will also be able to:
- Apply knowledge of health and safety, animal welfare and sustainable practices to carry out a range of poultry egg production operations.

Graduates of the Poultry Hatchery strand will also be able to:
- Apply knowledge of health and safety, animal welfare and sustainable practices to carry out a range of poultry hatchery operations.

Graduates of the Poultry Rearing strand will also be able to:
- Apply knowledge of health and safety, animal welfare and sustainable practices to carry out a range of poultry rearing operations.
Education pathways
This qualification builds on the New Zealand Certificate in Primary Skills - Poultry (Level 2) [Ref: 2218].
This qualification can lead to the New Zealand Certificate in Poultry Management with strands in Poultry Egg Production, Poultry Hatchery, and Poultry Rearing (Level 4) [Ref: 2933].
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to work as production employees carrying out core tasks in a poultry egg production, poultry hatchery, or poultry rearing operation.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
The following legislation and guidelines, and subsequent amendments apply:
- Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
- Animal Welfare Amendment Act 2015
- Worksafe New Zealand Health and Safety Guide
- Company quality, environmental and hygiene requirements.
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 2932
Status Current
Created September 2015
Next Review March 2024
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