The New Zealand Dairy Careers Programme is your opportunity to Live, Learn & Earn from the world’s smartest dairy producers - right here in New Zealand.
New Zealand Dairy Careers offers the most comprehensive training and care programme on offer today, giving you peace of mind for the entirety of your stay in New Zealand.
We are excited to be able to offer students a six month and one year training option that includes all you need to live, learn advanced skills, and gain industry knowledge in a dynamic and hands-on environment. We bring together top farmers, training resources, and premier training agencies to form a structured vocational programme that makes it easy, is fun, and offers many benefits for your future dairy career.
This programme is supported by the New Zealand dairy industry and farmers.
You will live and work full time on a commercial dairy farm. You receive full pay rates, a vocational study course designed for working people, work visa, accommodation, orientation, settling-in assistance, ongoing care, and mentoring programmes.
At the end of the programme you will have learned key practical skills from the best dairy farmers in the world. This program could open opportunities towards farm ownership, or a range of new and exciting career paths in the New Zealand, and the international dairy industry.