Irrigation New Zealand

This training course will help you acquire the specialist skills required to design technically-efficient and environmentally-sustainable irrigation systems. This certificate is suitable for people with prior knowledge and experience in irrigation. You will be required to design two different irrigation systems, requiring you to access properties which are in the process of developing irrigation.

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

  • Work with the customer to best determine the irrigation needs on their property
  • Design the system most suitable to meet these needs
  • Plan the installation and commissioning of the new system
  • Prepare design reports, as-built drawings and an operation and maintenance manual

Assessment requirements:

  • A completed design brief for a property
  • 2 irrigation system design reports
  • A contract to deliver, as-built drawing and installation and commissioning plans for an irrigation system
  • An operation and maintenance manual for an operator
  • Worked examples and questions

Course Materials:

  • Evidence portfolio outlining all the assessment requirements.
  • Learning materials including worked examples, INZ templates and guidelines. Codes of practice and standards

For further information, please contact

Kate Mills 03 974 1425 , qualifications@irrigatonnz.co.nz

INZ office 03 341 2225

 

 

 

NEWS

New irrigation rules could hurt Canterbury economy

25th July 2017

Irrigation New Zealand has lodged an appeal against new Environment Canterbury irrigation rules it says are unachievable and which could affect the viability of farming in Canterbury. It is estimated that irrigation contributes over $5 billion to New Zealand’s economy…… Read more

Severe water restrictions ahead for Hawke’s Bay irrigators

6th July 2017

Andrew Curtis, CEO of Irrigation New Zealand, said it was a very sad day for Hawke’s Bay and New Zealand following the decision by the Supreme Court on the proposed Ruataniwha land swap. “The Ruataniwha dam depended on that land….. Read more

Farmers not getting water for free, says Irrigation New Zealand

29th June 2017

Recent suggestions that farmers should be taxed for water use ignores the fact that farmers already pay for the water they use, says Irrigation New Zealand. Irrigation New Zealand calculates the average cost of water supplied by irrigation schemes every….. Read more

Plan Change 5 Update

28th June 2017

Read INZ’s concerns about Plan Change 5  

June 2017 E-newsletter

9th June 2017

Have a read of the e-newsletter we’ve just sent out.

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New Zealand Certificate in Irrigation System Performance Assessment

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