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 standard

Click here for up coming training events

For further information, please contact

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

INZ office 03 341 2225

 

 

 

NEWS

Water tax ‘not about water bottlers’ – they’ll pay less than 3%

22nd September 2017

Labour leader Jacinda Ardern should not answer questions about the party’s proposed water tax by saying it’s about targeting water bottlers, says IrrigationNZ. When Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern was asked in last night’s TVNZ Leader’s Debate whether rural New Zealand….. Read more

Water tax by the numbers: A breakdown

18th September 2017

Recent attempts to estimate the cost of Labour’s proposed water tax to farmers have demonstrated a basic lack of understanding of how irrigation works, says nonprofit membership body IrrigationNZ. This issue, which is compounded by a lack of detail from….. Read more

​Confusion reigns on ‘no new taxes’ as water tax WOULD be introduced

14th September 2017

Confused members of nonprofit body Irrigation New Zealand are contacting IrrigationNZ asking if a water tax IS going ahead, following Labour’s announcement on tax plans today. While Labour’s tax statement is being called ‘no new taxes this term’ , the water….. Read more

Enable farmers to farm sustainably, don’t punish them, says PM

14th September 2017

More than 400 farmers and other rural business owners turned out in Ashburton this week to hear National’s policies on the primary sector and the environment and discuss concerns on a raft of new proposed taxes by Greens and Labour,….. Read more

Survey reveals unintended impacts of water tax

31st August 2017

A new survey of irrigators has revealed the potential impact of implementing Labour’s proposal on a water tax, including the news that it is set to lead to more intensive farming. Key findings from the survey conducted by IrrigationNZ were:….. Read more

EVENTS

Irrigation Operator and Manager Training – Cromwell

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Proudly supported by our Training Partners             TRAINING FOR IRRIGATION OPERATORS AND MANAGERS – IMPROVE YOUR IRRIGATION SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE CROMWELL Where:  Otago Polytech, Bannockburn Rd, Cromwell – Rm 12 When: 10am- 4pm Tuesday 26th September 2017 Cost: IrrigationNZ Members $350 +GST….. Read more

Irrigation Operator and Manager Training – Ranfurly

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Proudly supported by our Training Partners             TRAINING FOR IRRIGATION OPERATORS AND MANAGERS – IMPROVE YOUR IRRIGATION SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE RANFURLY Where:  Wedderburn Cottages – Red Barn, 7145 Wedderburn- Becks Road, Ranfurly When: 10am- 4pM Thursday 28th September 2017 Cost: IrrigationNZ….. Read more

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