New Zealand Certificate in Conservation (Operations) (Level 4)

40 Weeks

Get the skills knowledge to carry out operational conservation work.

What you will learn

You will learn in a hands-on environment that teaches you relevant skills while maintaining personal and public safety.

Use of chainsaws, quads, and light utility vehicles as well as pest, plant, and animal control will be covered, while maintaining te ao Māori informed practices.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:
  • Use a range of technological systems and techniques to support conservation purposes.
  • Apply conservation information management procedures to meet legislative and organisational requirements while carrying out operational conservation work.
  • Assess and maintain conservation infrastructure to contribute to the sustainable stewardship of the environment.
  • Carry out activities safely in a conservation setting while maintaining personal and public safety.
  • Assess and apply ecological, heritage and recreational principles to activities undertaken in wider conservation settings.
  • Communicate appropriately with stakeholders in a professional manner while carrying out operational conservation work.
  • Operate in a manner consistent with the Treaty of Waitangi, including respect for local iwi or hapu tikanga and kawa, while carrying out conservation work.

Entry Requirements

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to understand follow, and respond to instructions given in English.
  • be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level
  • be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 or an accepted international equivalence.

All international applicants may be required to undertake an internal NorthTec English language placement test to confirm their current level of English proficiency. This will include writing and speaking components.

Intakes & Applications

Dates & Bookings

This programme is not open to international students.
Whangārei
Certificate in Conservation (Operations) (Level 4)
Certificate in Conservation (Operations) (Level 4)
Apprentice Restaurant, 51 Raumanga Valley Road, Whangārei
Dates:
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July 17, 2023
June 21, 2024
Dates:
Available to start at regular intervals throughout the year.
Delivery:
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Short Course
Price:
Fees:
$6,625
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Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. See our full Terms and conditions.

Additional Information

About Te Pūkenga

NorthTec is part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga). From 1 October 2022, all references to NorthTec or Northland Polytechnic on this website (and any documentation linked through this website) need to be read as references to Te Pūkenga and its NorthTec business division.

Te Pūkenga brings the Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) and the arranging training activities of certain Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) together to create a national network. This will give learners more choices and flexibility in what, where, and how they learn.

Existing NorthTec ākonga (learners) will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga automatically in the same qualification and will continue to learn in the same way, in the same place, with the same people.

Learners should note that all programmes offered across Te Pūkenga are under review to ensure they are portable, consistent and aligned with the needs of industry and may be changed. Where there are changes to programmes that you have applied to enrol in, you will be notified of these changes.

Key Information for students - Qualification Information from the NZ Government.
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