Rural Hazards & Machinery Maintenance

    Course details

    • Code: AGRI.3105
    • Fee: $608*
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Agriculture
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class90 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1
LocationTokoroa, Taupo, Whakatane
Related programmes
New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2);

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to understand rural workplace hazards, and to carry out servicing and repair requirements for typical motorised and non-motorised agriculture/horticulture machinery.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of hazards, hazard control and the consequences of injury in a rural workplace;
  2. describe the maintenance and servicing requirements of engines; and
  3. service and repair agricultural machinery.

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

TitleCodeLevelCredits
Service, repair and maintain agricultural machinery1904636
Demonstrate knowledge of the working principles, maintenance, and servicing of petrol and diesel engines1904722
Demonstrate knowledge of hazards, hazard control, and the consequences of injury in a rural workplace2354025

For more information on Unit Standards explore the NZQA Framework


*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017