Working with schools and students to promote primary industry careers
There's lots of great reasons to join the primary industry like job security, the endless career options and a flexible lifestyle. The primary sector boasts strong earning potential and if you work hard, you can get paid a lot and move up the ranks quickly.
If you're keen on a primary industry career, we recommend that you stick with Science, English and Maths.
If you think a career in the primary industry sounds like you, you'll want to know about what area of the industry suits you and what job roles are available. Find out about the sectors that make up the primary industry.
Book in a chat with your careers adviser because there's a range of programmes including the Gateway programme, the Primary ITO Trades Academy and the Get Ahead programme that you could get involved with while you're at school. Make the most of the opportunities available so you can get a head start in your dream career.
Once you've secured your first job in your industry, build on your skills and knowledge with one of our qualifications.
If you choose a primary industry career, you'll be joining New Zealand's powerhouse and making a real difference to our country.