Agriculture

General requirements

  • Waterproof coat and leggings
  • Suitable working trousers
  • Work shirts
  • Work jerseys
  • 6 pairs working socks
  • Gumboots
  • Steel capped boots
  • Woolly hat and gloves
  • 2 pairs engineers overalls (cotton)

Textbooks

  • Lincoln Farm Technical Manual
  • An Illustrated Guide to Common Weeds of New Zealand, B Roy et al, NZ Plant Protection
    Society

Stationery

  • Clipboard
  • Calculator
  • Ringbinders – x 2
  • A4 Pads – at least 2
  • Dividers – at least 2 sets
  • Pens/pencils/highlighters

Rural, Veterinary and Technician

General requirements

  • Steel-capped boots – optional.
  • Gumboots
  • Woolly hat and gloves
  • Sunhat
  • At least threepairs of overalls (cotton) to be ordered from Telford on arrival. You may also find it useful to have spare overalls (unbranded) as these are able to be used on the Telford Farm.
  • Drycuffs
  • Waterproof coat + leggings (bib is best)

Textbooks

  • Large animal clinical procedures for veterinary technicians –
    Holtgrew-Bohling, Kristin; Haine,
    Elizabeth A – recommended.

Stationery

  • Ring binders and refills
  • Clear files
  • Highlighters
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Calculator
  • Please note: Many students find it easier to work on a laptop but this is not essential.

Diploma

General requirements

  • Waterproof coat and leggings
  • Suitable working trousers
  • Work shirts
  • Work jerseys
  • 6 pairs working socks
  • Gumboots
  • Steel capped boots
  • Woolly hat and gloves

Textbooks

  • Lincoln Farm Technical Manual— (Cat D)
  • Practical Soil Management

Stationery

  • Clipboard
  • Calculator
  • Ringbinders – at least 2
  • A4 Pads – at least 2
  • Dividers – at least 2 sets
  • LAPTOP—IBM compatible (optional)

Apiculture

General requirements

  • Waterproof coat and leggings
  • Suitable working trousers
  • Work shirts
  • Work jerseys
  • 6 pairs working socks
  • Gumboots
  • Woolly hat and gloves
  • Pollination Suit (overalls & veil in one)
  • Apiary gloves
  • Smoker
  • Hive Tool
  • Steel capped boots

Textbooks

  • The Hive and Honey Bee (Cat E)
  • Practical beekeeping in NZ (Cat B)
  • Control of Varroa: a guide for New Zealand Beekeepers(2nd edition) (Cat B)
  • Elimination of American Foulbrood without the use of drugs (2nd edition) (Cat B)
  • Queen Bee: Biology, Rearing and Breeding (Cat B)

Stationery

  • 2 lever arch folders, plus dividers
  • 2 A4 refill pads
  • Calculator
  • Pens/pencils/highlighters, etc
  • Notebook for use on field work

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Enrolling now for 2019

Enrolling now for 2019

Telford, open for business in 2019! We are now taking enrolments for agriculture, equine, apiculture and rural veterinary technician skills programmes, starting in the new year!

Fees Free Study in 2019

Fees Free Study in 2019

Get free fees for your first year of study at TelfordNew government policy means that students starting tertiary education for the first time in 2019 will get one year of full-time study fees-free. To check your eligibility for fees free study, check the Fees-free 2019 Student Guide or www.feesfree.govt.nz.

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