Think Water Academy

Cert III in Irrigation Technology

Irrigation NZ have teamed up with Irrigation Australia to deliver the Certificate III in Irrigation Technology in New Zealand.

Course Overview

Certificate III in Irrigation Technology is a nationally accredited qualification in Australia, tailored to deliver

a multi-platform learning experience, focusing on everything Irrigation. This qualification builds upon your current level of experience within the industry and provides you with a certification as a qualified Irrigation technician. This course entails everything you need from design, installation and maintain irrigation systems in a wide range of applications.

The course is tapered to suit irrigation systems and technology in New Zealand. Irrigation NZ and Irrigation Australia are proceeding with finalisation of an AU/NZQA Trans-Tasman workforce qualification recognition.

This course includes 22 units of competency delivered over four one week blocks of training. This qualification will also require you to commit to 900 to 2400 hours of on the job supervision which accumulates over 2 years depending on level of RPL (recognition of prior learning) before entering the program.

Learning Outcomes

  • Extensive skills and knowledge in Irrigation design and installation.
  • Product knowledge, including the latest irrigation technology.
  • Reliable experience when it comes to service and consultation.
  • Experience working in Agricultural, Commercial and Industrial irrigation.

Learning Outcomes

Certificate III in Irrigation Technology is designed for candidates with a minimum two years in-filed experience in the area of irrigation, who are looking to progress their career in an essential growth industry with ongoing job opportunities. Government subsidies and support for eligible students may be available. Please check with your local ITO (Industry Training Organisation).

Learning Outcomes

The Course is made up for 22 units, 9 Core Units and 13 Elective Units.

To learn more about each Unit, please download our Unit Competencies Overview on the link below:

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