Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Telford Certificate in Agriculture (Level 3)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 3
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies » Agriculture » General Land Skills
Strategic Purpose Statement
Graduates will have acquired an intermediate level knowledge about agriculture and the agriculture industry, to complement practical skills and further enhance employability.
Graduate profile
By the end of the course learner should know about:
- General agriculture with a focus on soils, pastures, fertilizers, and pest management
- Cattle breeding - with a focus on genetics and reproduction
- Cattle rearing - with a focus on rearing of calves and replacements
- Deer management - with a focus on genetics and reproduction, and sale and purchase
- Sheep rearing - with a focus on rearing of lambs and replacements.
Education pathways
Learners may pathway to further study to achieve the following qualifications:
- Telford Certificate in Advanced Rural Production (Level 4) (to be renamed as Telford Certificate in Applied Rural Production (Level 4)
- Telford Diploma in Rural Business (Level 5)
Alternatively, learners may wish to choose another provider
- AgITO - National Certificates in Agriculture (Level 4)
Employment pathways
The qualification is designed for individuals who want to work in agriculture
- employment in the industry
- working on family farm.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
Open entry
Education Organisation 4 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Lincoln University
Quality Assured By Committee on University Academic Programmes
Number TF0751
Status Expiring
Created January 2019
Last Date For Entry February 2019
Expires December 2020
Content
Beef, sheep, dairy, deer, and some crop and forestry production; basic farm management; livestock health, breeding & reproduction; pastures; vehicles and machinery maintenance; fencing; farm dogs and horses; sustainable agricultural practices.

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