Info for trainees and employers

Choosing an agricultural training provider can be a daunting prospect for prospective trainees, their employers and families.

By choosing a training provider endorsed by AgExcel you can be sure you’re receiving training of the highest quality that meets industry best practice standards.

By choosing an AgExcel endorsed training provider, you will:

  • Receive quality agricultural training from experienced tutors
  • Learn the farming skills and knowledge you need
  • Receive real world assessment of learning
  • Use industry endorsed, best practice resources.

 

What is AgExcel?

Benefits for trainees

Benefits for employers

What are the benefits for the industry?

What is Primary ITO’s role?

How do I find out who has been endorsed by AgExcel?

Contact us for more information

 

What is AgExcel?

Simply put, it’s about identifying quality!

AgExcel endorses training providers who deliver superior quality agricultural training that meets industry best practice standards. This means they’ll teach you the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career in agriculture.

AgExcel is endorsed by industry partners DairyNZ and Beef+Lamb New Zealand and is administered by Primary ITO.

 

Superior quality agricultural training?

Training delivered by AgExcel endorsed providers is engaging and relevant. They teach current industry skills, knowledge and management practices and use industry endorsed resources developed by Primary ITO. AgExcel tutors undergo continual professional development and have recent agriculture industry experience.

 

Benefits for trainees

AgExcel helps you to identify training providers that deliver quality training using the most up to date, best practice resources, knowledge and technology available, setting you up for a successful career in agriculture.

 

AgExcel tutors have recent industry experience, are involved in continued professional development and use engaging teaching methods, which means that you’ll understand how theory concepts relate to the real world on the farm, genuinely adding value to your experience and teaching what you need to know.

 

Benefits for employers

You can be confident that staff members who have achieved an AgExcel endorsed programme are really capable of doing all the tasks their qualification covers. AgExcel ensures the skills and knowledge of those working in the industry are top-notch – good for employers and good for the industry as a whole.

 

What are the benefits for the industry?

AgExcel will signal to famers that employees who have achieved an AgExcel endorsed programme really ‘can do’ all of the tasks their qualification covers. By requiring training providers to deliver up to date training and education that meets industry needs, AgExcel will ensure the skills and knowledge of those working in the industry are top-notch. This is good for employers and good for the industry as a whole.

 

What is Primary ITO’s role?

Primary ITO manages AgExcel on behalf of the industry. Primary ITO:

  • maintains a current register of AgExcel endorsed training providers
  • manages and monitors the use of the brand and logo
  • manages on-going development of the brand
  • responds to requests from industry and potential trainees for information about AgExcel providers.

 

How do I find out who has been endorsed by AgExcel?

Click here to view the list of currently endorsed AgExcel training providers.

 

Contact us for more information

Contact us at info@agexcel.co.nz for more information. 

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