Irrigation New Zealand

Gain the skills and knowledge to become the key decision maker overseeing irrigation for agriculture, horticulture, sports grounds or public recreation facilities. The Level 4 NZQA certificate in Irrigation Management has a duration of 7-months over the irrigation season. You will need to have access to an irrigated property on which you can base the ‘on-the-job’ evidence collection required for assessment.

At the end of this programme, you'll be able to:

•Determine the irrigation requirements for a commercial agriculture or horticulture property, irrigation scheme or sports or public recreation amenity

•Carry out effective irrigation scheduling

•Make proactive decisions about the maintenance and replacement of irrigation equipment

Assessment requirements:

•A completed design brief for a property

•Evidence portfolio of decisions made and tasks carried out over an irrigation season

•Completed operation and maintenance manual with schedule of work carried out over a season

Course materials:

The following course materials will be provided to you

•Evidence portfolio outlining all the assessment requirements.

•Learning materials including worked examples, INZ templates and guidelines.

For further information contact our Event Co-ordinator 03 341 2225, DDI: 03 974 1425 or email:

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Wednesday 18 July

09:00 am - 16:00 pm

Water Meter Verification Workbook training day.

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Tuesday 7 August–08 August

10:00 am - 15:00 pm

Water Measurement ( Telemetry) Master Class

7th and 8th August


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Thursday 6 September

10:00 am - 16:30 pm

Irrigation Operator and Manager Training Day, Ashburton on Thursday 8th March.

Venue: Ashburton Trust Event Centre

Tiime: 10am-4pm

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