Welcome to Dairy Training

About Dairy Training

Since 2002, we have provided a range of dairy training courses for dairy employees, farmers and rural professionals throughout the industry.

From full programmes for formal qualifications to short courses and workshops, our training provides something for everyone. Check them out below.

Free farm ready training

Changing careers to dairy farming? Dairy Training is working with DairyNZ to get you farm ready.

Business by the numbers short course

A real-world, functional, hands-on course with practical techniques to manage cash flow, create financial budgets and improve profitability.

Write a business plan short course

A practical and interactive business planning session where you can walk out on day two with a completed business plan for your business.

Pasture Plus 2020

Learn grazing management principles in just eight practical workshops. Jointly presented by Dairy Training and DairyNZ.

Presentation skills for rural professionals – Part one

Develop your presentation skills to confidently and effectively engage an audience, deliver key messages and maintain audience interest.

Presentation skills for rural professionals – Part two

For experienced presenters who understand communication is key to their success. Polish your presentation skills and understand critical aspects of presentations.

Certificate in Dairy Career Progression

A four month course to brush up on current technologies and tools, establishing career development plans and a taster of people management skills.

Pastures and crops module

This summer module of the Level 4 course covers managing soils, fertiliser, pasture and crops to maximise pasture & crop eaten on-farm and improve farm performance.

Our courses

Choose from our range of courses for dairy farmers and rural professionals – click on the buttons below to select the role and/or topic most suited to you, or contact us so we can help you out.

Business
Environment
People
Seasonal
Farm assistant
Herd manager
Assistant manager
Farm manager
Contract milker / VOSM
Operations manager
Herd owning sharemilker / farm owner / operator
Rural professional

Pasture Plus 2020

With Pasture Plus 2020 learn to apply the principles of grazing management to increase pasture grown and eaten. Suitable for those making the day-to-day pasture management decisions on-farm.

Safety Sorted

You know Health and Safety is a requirement, but you just haven’t got around to getting it all sorted yet. Come to this workshop to get it sorted!

Leadership workshop

This interesting, enjoyable and illuminating workshop will give you new ideas to take back to the farm and give you increased confidence in your own ability as a leader.

Property Report

This module is the last module in the NZ Diploma in Agribusiness Management. It involves the preparation of an agribusiness report to compile what has learnt throughout the course.

Diploma in Agribusiness Management

Look in depth into your agribusiness, learn the skills and knowledge to improve productivity and make sound financial choices. There are five modules to complete.

Business planning

Prepare a business plan to ensure your business has sound strategic direction.

Human Resource Management

As part of the Diploma in Agribusiness Management, this standalone module aims to help you understand your employment obligations, recruitment principles and apply staff management techniques to improve retention and build a highly productive farm team.

Resource Management

Make the most of your farm resources, be aware of best-practice, and know the rules.

Financial Planning

Take control of your finances with the financial management module of the Diploma in Agribusiness Management.

Business by the numbers

Real-world, functional and hands-on course with practical techniques to manage cash flow, create financial budgets and improve profitability.

Write a business plan

Practical and interactive business planning session where you walk out on day two with a completed business plan for your business.

For more info call 0800 467 768 or contact us.

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