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:

Register for Event


Wednesday 11 April–12 April

10:00 am - 17:00 pm

Join us for a two day Fertigation Master Class

When: 11th and 12th April 2018

Where: Lincoln Event Centre

Cost: $650 +GST

Places are limited so get in early to avoid disappointment.

The outcome of the class is to produce a resource that will provide irrigators with clear information for successful fertigation, including costs and benefits, good management practice knowledge resources and related training opportunities.

It will also enable irrigators and their service industries to inform and achieve any future regulations around fertigation equipment and practice.

The master class will help to unlock the future potential of fertigation in NZ through providing answers to the following questions –

  1. What are the costs and benefits of fertigation?
  2. What are the equipment options for fertigation and to which scenarios are they best applied?
  3. What does ‘good practice’ design, installation and management look like?

The programme involves presentations on each topic followed by discussion and agreement that these are industry accepted standards. There will be a field trip on the afternoon of day 1 as well as a dinner on the Wednesday night. Full programme will be released soon….

The price for the master class is $650 + GST

Notice of withdrawal: 7 days – 50% registration refunded or transferable to another person, 3 days – no refund – transferable to another person

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