General Farming Skills


This course covers general on farm skills related to both agriculture and horticulture.

This flexible programme can be customised to meet the needs of a group of students.   

Dependent on student needs, the course may include:

•    Agrivehicles
•    Basic fencing
•    Personal and workplace safety
•    Use of chainsaws
•    Use of agrichemicals
•    Use of orchard machinery
•    First Aid

Successful learners will be awarded a National Certificate in Agriculture (General Skills) (L2).

Fee and Enrolment Information
This course is approved for New Zealand Domestic Students. Please contact Agriculture New Zealand for details regarding eligibility to enrol, and for course fees in your area.

For more information call 0800 4 SKILLS (0800 475 455) or email