Institute of Technology or PolytechnicSouthern Institute of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Mar 2023
Southern Institute of Technology
The NZ Diploma in Primary Industry Business and Management (Level 5) will help you develop skills and knowledge needed to manage a wide range of primary industry operations in farming, horticulture, dairy, fishing, apiculture and others. This qualification is suitable for people who are already in a management or supervisory role in a primary industry business, or those who have some industry or other relevant experience and are ready to advance into a management role within a primary industry business.
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:
Career Opportunities: Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to work in an autonomous management capacity and are likely to have control over the management of a primary industry business or a unit within a primary industry business. Education pathway This qualification may build on the skills and knowledge from a range of qualifications across the primary industry sector. Graduates of this qualification may progress to relevant qualifications at Level 6 or may progress to SIT's Bachelor of Applied Management (Agribusiness Management major).
All applicants should demonstrate a keen interest in primary industry business management and have academic attributes which demonstrate that applicants have a reasonable likelihood of successful completion of the programme.
Examples may include completion of a programme of study at Level 4 or above in a related discipline and/or employment in a related field for 2 or more years.
Learners entering this programme should be in a position to access financial and production performance information about a specific business, and to manage production factors of a specific business.
All enrolments in the New Zealand Diploma in Primary Industry Business Management programme are at the discretion of the Programme Manager in consultation with the Head of Faculty as required.
English Language Requirements: