New Zealand Diploma in Primary Industry Business Management
Level 5

New Zealand Diploma in Primary Industry Business Management (Level 5)

  • We are evolving

    From 2023, NMIT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of
    Te Pūkenga, and you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. See more here.

  • Locations and dates


    15 August 2022
    19 July 2023
  • Study options

    Part time

  • Length

    Part time: One day per fortnight in class plus online tutorials - duration 2 years.

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    Compulsory Student Services Levy applies ($2 per credit).

    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection.

    View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code


Free programme. New programme.

Ready to take your business to the next level? Want the confidence to present your business plan for growth to finance professionals? Let's go!

This programme is eligible for fees-free under the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). Please note fees will only be covered under TTAF until 31 December 2022. See the full details here.(external link) Students are advised to enquire about their eligibility for any other fees-free funding when enrolling.

This programme has been designed specifically for owners and managers of businesses within the viticulture, horticulture, apiculture, aquaculture and farming industries. Or for staff with relevant industry experience and ready to advance into a management capacity.

Learners will be able to directly apply what they have learnt to their own business with a blended delivery, ideal for people who are working.

You can expect face-to-face courses offered on-site, block courses and online learning, which will simplify how you can study around your work commitments.

Students in this programme will: ​

  • Be able to achieve business and career goals faster 
  • Gain the confidence to present accounts and plans to banks, accountants, and other rural professionals in the best way possible 
  • Make decisions based on sound judgement  
  • Work with their own business' statistics. 
  • Gain ideas and inspiration from colleagues 
  • Have a highly respected, industry-recognised qualification 








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