Applying to become a Farm Environment Plan Certifier

You can still apply to be a Farm Environment Plan Certifier if you do not have a recognised qualification in this area. In this instance, your application will be assessed to see if you have equivalent qualifications, knowledge and experience.

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

Please provide a copy of your current Curriculum Vitae and copies of any other documentation such as certificates or academic transcripts to support your application. 

The following are examples of qualifications and experience that are of interest: 

  • A Tertiary Qualification in Agriculture or related field 
  • A Certificate of Completion in Advanced or Intermediate Sustainable Nutrient Management Course, Massey University  
  • Professional experience in managing pastoral, horticulture, or arable farm systems 
  • Professional experience in completing nutrient budgets covering a range of farming systems 
  • Professional experience in developing Farm Environment Plans 
  • Member of a professional body with a code of ethics. 
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Do you hold a Certificate of Completion in Intermediate Farm Environment Planning from Massey University?

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. 

This form will be available soon. 

Signature and Date

Supporting information: Requirements for this role

Minimum experience/skills required to apply to become a Farm Environment Plan Certifier: 

  • At least three years work experience in a land use/farm advisory role 

or 

  • Three farm environment plans produced within the two years prior to application  

or 

  • Have completed the Intermediate Farm Environment Planning course at Massey University, or an equivalent.  

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 Farm Environment Plan Certifiers must meet the following legal definitions:  

  • A person who is a certifier as defined in section 217B of the Resource Management Act or 
  • A suitably qualified and experienced person approved by the Chief Executive of Greater Wellington for the purposes of preparing farm environment plans in conformance with Schedule Z. 
Updated December 21, 2022 at 9:40 AM

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