Level up with an industry relevant online course for as little as $25 per week

Certificate in

Sheep & Cattle Farming

Course Overview



This course can be paid off through an interest free payment plan of between $20 – $30 per week. Alternatively, this course qualifies for a discount for upfront payment.



2 key modules made up of 18 lessons. Completion of this course requires approximately 200 hours of study.



Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week.



This certificate is accredited through the International Approval & Registration Centre (IARC). A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.



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Farming and Agriculture are huge industries across New Zealand with lucrative job opportunities for those people not afraid to roll up their sleeves! Sheep and Cattle farming makes up a large part of this industry with New Zealand boasting some of the finest sheep and cattle across the globe.

This course will teach not only Beef Cattle but also Sheep and is ideal for beginner learners and those who have already completed study in agriculture and farming.

Being one of the more comprehensive and specific Beef Cattle and Sheep Farming courses online, this course has been specifically designed from the ground up by industry professionals to put you in good stead to develop a strong foundation of the industry and elevate your expertise above others looking for entry-level employment in this highly rewarding industry.

Job opportunities are vast in this industry, and this Sheep and Cattle Farming course is perfect for those looking to break into the industry or for those already working in the industry looking to get an edge on competitors or progress in their role! An agricultural science degree is a big commitment! Get through this course first then tackle University with confidence!

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Course Outline

Module 1 – Sheep Farming

  1. Introduction; Terminology and Sheep Breeds
  2. Selection and Breeding
  3. Nutrition of Sheep
  4. Diseases of Sheep
  5. General Management of a Commercial Flock
  6. Care of the Lamb
  7. Wool
  8. The Marketing of Sheep and Sheep Products

Module 2 – Beef Cattle OR Dairy Cattle

  • Introduction to Beef Cattle and Beef Cattle Breed
  • Beef Cattle Production Systems
  • Beef Cattle Breeding
  • Diseases in Beef Cattle – Viral and Bacterial
  • Parasitic and Other Diseases in Beef Cattle
  • Nutrition in Beef Cattle
  • Commercial Herd Management
  • Feed Lot Management
  • Stud Herd Management
  • Management, Economics and Marketing
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