Dairy Training courses

We offer a range of free courses for dairy farmers and rural professionals delivered by farmers as tutors in a format suitable for those employed full-time. Please contact us if you don’t find what you’re looking for here.

Progression Management

Progression Management

Transform your career prospects and knowledge gaps. Get the confidence you need with this unique offering for experienced Farm Assistants, Assistant Managers and Managers.

Business by the Numbers

Business by the Numbers

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

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Progression Management

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



Contract Milking
Build your understanding of contracts and budgeting skills to give you the best chance of success in contract milking.

Farm Environmental Planning

Farm Environmental Planning

Build knowledge and skills to develop a Freshwater Management Action Plan for your farming business at this course for Managers, Sharemilkers, Contract Milkers, and Farm Owners.



Set yourself up for a successful calving season with CalvingSmart. Gain new knowledge or learn from scratch in a relaxed atmosphere where the learning hands-on. Ideal for the whole farm team.



Learn how to implement small changes at milking time to dramatically improve milking performance. Ideal for the whole farm team.

Delivered by Dairy Training

Dairy Training is proud to deliver the following programmes on behalf of PrimaryITO.

PrimaryITO programmes

New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture – Dairy Farming – Level 3

This comprehensive qualification is ideal for Farm Assistants. It gives learners solid knowledge of on-farm tasks and prepares them for activities throughout the farming year.

New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture – Dairy Farming – Level 4

This comprehensive qualification is ideal for Herd or Assistant Managers. It will enhance learners’ skills so they can lead the implementation of production plans.

New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Production Management – Level 5

Ideal for Farm Managers, or people with several years’ experience, when learners finish this programme, they’ll be armed with deep, detailed knowledge on all aspects of production management.

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