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

 

 

 

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IrrigationNZ welcomes new government funding for irrigation

18th May 2017

Today’s announcement of an additional $90 million funding for irrigation is great news for New Zealand communities, says IrrigationNZ CEO, Andrew Curtis. “Sustainable irrigated agriculture is New Zealand’s future. It underpins many of the provincial economies on the east coast….. Read more

‘Our fresh water 2017’ highlights the need for collective action

27th April 2017

The release of ‘Our fresh water 2017’ is a call to action for all New Zealanders, says IrrigationNZ CEO, Andrew Curtis. The report measures fresh water quality, quantity and flows, biodiversity and cultural health. “This report highlights the impact we….. Read more

Testing Irrigation Efficiency – what’s really going on on-farm

12th April 2017

IrrigationNZ has spent the summer gathering data on farms around Canterbury to get a better, more accurate understanding of irrigation efficiency. The results, say INZ Project Manager, Steve Breneger, will provide a benchmark for progress. “We’ve been on-farm for the….. Read more

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New Zealand Certificate in Irrigation System Performance Assessment

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