Applying to become a Certified Farm Nutrient Advisor

If you need help with this application form, please email us at: farmplans@gw.govt.nz.

See the requirements for this role at the bottom of this page

Applicant details

Skills, experience and qualifications

Are you part of the Nutrient Management Adviser Certification Programme (NMACP)?*

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If you answered no to the previous question, please provide a copy of a current Curriculum Vitae and copies of any other documentation such as certificates or academic transcripts to support your application.  

These would include documents demonstrating that you: 

  • Completed both the “Advanced Sustainable Nutrient Management in New Zealand Agriculture” course conducted by Massey University, or equivalent, and 
  • Have at least three years’ work experience in a land use/farm advisory role, and 
  • Have completed three Farm-scale nutrient loss risk assessments completed within the two years prior to application.  
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Terms of Agreement

Please note: all Farm Environment Plan Certifiers and Certified Farm Nutrient Advisor must sign a Terms of Agreement document before they can be certified by Greater Wellington’s Chief Executive.

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Supporting information: Requirements for this role

Minimum experience/skills required to apply to become a Certified Farm Nutrient Advisor: 

or 

  • Completed both the intermediate and advanced Sustainable Nutrient Management in New Zealand Agriculture course at Massey University, or equivalent 

and 

  • Have at least three years of work experience in a land use/farm advisory role 

and 

  • Can provide three farm-scale nutrient loss risk assessments completed in the two years prior to applying.  

When completing the online application form, applicants must supply a:  

  • CV outlining relevant qualifications and experience 
  • Signed copy of the Farm Environment Plan Certifier/Certified Farm Nutrient Advisor terms of agreement for operation in the Greater Wellington Region

All Certified Farm Nutrient Advisors must meet the following legal definition: 

A person who has been approved by the Chief Executive of the Wellington Regional Council to undertake farm-scale nutrient loss risk assessment. Provided that the person shall: 

  • Be certified as a Nutrient Management Advisor under a national nutrient management advisor certification programme (or an equivalent programme approved by the Chief Executive of the Wellington Regional Council), and 
  • Have agreed to Wellington Regional Council's terms of agreement for operating as a Certified Farm Nutrient Advisor.
Updated December 21, 2022 at 9:37 AM

Get in touch

Phone:
0800 496 734
Email:
info@gw.govt.nz