General information about FarmSafe’s Workshops – FAQ’s
CAN ANYONE ATTEND FARMSAFE PROGRAMMES?
You must be a New Zealand or Australian citizen, a New Zealand permanent resident and over the age of 16 years.
HOW ACADEMIC ARE THE PROGRAMMES AND CAN I HAVE HELP WITH READING AND WRITING?
There are written assessments to be completed as part of the FarmSafe programmes and 80% of participants successfully complete these. There are hosts available to help with reading and writing if required. Please contact FarmSafe for more information on 0800 545 747
WHAT HAPPENS IF I DON’T PASS?
You will be given the opportunity to re-sit. The assessment will be returned to you with the markers’ assessments.
IF I HAVE SIX OR SEVEN STAFF, WILL YOU COME TO MY FARM?
Yes, FarmSafe Skills workshops require six to eight participants. FarmSafe Plans, FarmSafe Awareness and the FarmSafe Skills Agrichemicals Approved Handler workshops require 12 to 15 participants.
WHAT IF I CAN’T REMEMBER THE DATE I LEFT SCHOOL?
Take your birth date and add 16 years.
WHERE DO THE ASSESSMENTS GO?
Telford Rural Polytechnic (a division of Lincoln University).
IS IT COMPULSORY TO ATTEND FARMSAFE COURSES?