Telford - a Division of Lincoln University
Dedicated to skills development for those in the rural sector, Telford has been training people within the agricultural sector for over 45 years.
The Division offers practical training in rural business, agriculture, rural animal technician, stock and station, equine, forestry, horticulture, and apiculture (beekeeping). Based 6km from Balclutha in South Otago on a 92-ha commercial farm, Telford offers real farming experience for live-in students.
Telford also has over 30 diverse correspondence courses so no matter where you live in New Zealand, you can still enrol at Telford.
Telford – a Division of Lincoln University offers:
- Small classes
- Work experience
- Knowledge and a variety of practical skills
Telford Certificate in Forestry – ENROL NOW
Commences 4 March 2013
Telford’s 34 week - Certificate in Forestry will equip you with the practical knowledge and skills that are required for the forestry industry,especially for silviculture and harvesting
Although the majority of your time is spent outside the classroom,there is a need to fully understand various forestry theory and safety issues.
You will gain real-life, practical forestry skills, including saw maintenance, tree felling, log selection, pruning and tree biology.
This is an extremely worthwhile course which has been developed and refined by professional foresters at Telford, in conjunction with
the latest forestry techniques and equipment.
Telford Certificate in Stock and Station
Telford’s 34 week Certificate in Stock and Station programme is designed to give you the skills to be ‘Work ready’ for the stock and station industry.
Livestock agent, auctioneer and technical field officer are just some of the career pathways which could open up for graduates.
During the year you will develop a range of competencies:
- Livestock Handling
- Livestock Knowledge
- Stock and Station Industry Knowledge
- Pastures and Crops
- Information Technology and Records of Inventory management
- Sales and Retail Industry – skills and qualities of a salesperson suitable for a customer service environment
Mid year Intake – Commences 15 July 2013