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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Rural Servicing (Level 4)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 4
Credits 60
Subject Area
  • Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies » Agriculture » Agriculture not elsewhere classified
Strategic Purpose Statement
This qualification is intended for people who work, or aspire to work, in the rural servicing industry and want to develop their skills and knowledge to provide technical advice regarding rural products and services.
It recognises the specific skills and knowledge of individuals who can, in a self-managed capacity, provide relevant technical support and business solutions
The primary industry and rural community will benefit by having trained people capable of giving technical advice regarding rural products and services.
Graduates will be able to work independently.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Analyse a client's production system(s) to determine business needs for rural products and services.
- Investigate and apply technical knowledge of a range of rural products and services to provide a client with appropriate solutions to identified business needs.
- Recommend technical solution(s) to meet identified business needs and monitor their implementation.
- Analyse and evaluate the outcome of implemented technical solutions and make recommendations for improvement.
Education pathways
This qualification may build on the New Zealand Certificate in Retail (Level 3) [Ref: 2235].
This qualification may lead to the New Zealand Diploma in Primary Industry Business Management (Level 5) [Ref: 2221].
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification are likely to be employed as technical field representatives, store manager, technical horticulture representative, customer services/rural sales representative, livestock representative, wool representative, in the rural servicing sector.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
None.
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 3520
Status Current
Created October 2016
Next Review September 2026
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