Training for Work Courses

Agriculture & Horticulture

Want to work with animals? Learn about plants? We can help!

Employment options include stock manager, farmer, gardener, shepherd, arborist, fencing contractor, farm labourer, orchardist, vineyard worker

Learn safe work practices, animal behaviour, fencing techniques & more. Our farming site is a 40 ha farm located in Mosgiel where you can expect to develop life & employability skills to make you more attractive to any potential employer. 

Come and see us for:

  • Full time dedicated Work Placement Co-ordinator
  • Trainee assessment & upskilling
  • Up to 13 weeks free training
  • Strong links with local employers
  • A C.V  and cover letter that works for you
  • Links to NZQA unit standards
  • Work tasters and work placement
  • Post-employment support
  • Industry certificates e.g. Sitesafe, First Aid, Growsafe,
  • Licencing including class 1-2 plus forklift, dangerous goods endorsement
  • Excellent facilities


13 weeks, Monday – Friday 9.00am – 3.15pm


14 Bridgman Street, Dunedin & Farm site in Mosgiel

Start dates

We have a rolling intake, Training for Work starts every week

Course fees & eligibility

Referral by Work & Income New Zealand