rural animal technician talking to farmer, standing in a field with cows

Rural Animal Technology

Rural animal technology is an ideal for career for people who love animals of all sizes, or who have been brought up on a farm or in a rural town, and know the value of cows, horses, goats, and more.

Rural animal technicians are part of the front line of care for these creature. Daily, rural animal technicians could do anything from helping rural veterinarians tend to sick or injured animals, docking and foot care to pregnancy testing and aiding births, carrying out research and advising on disease prevention for pets and farm animals.

Pathways

Animal Care and Rural Technology pathway diagram

Please check the entry criteria for each programme to see which course is the best level for you to begin with. The entry criteria information can be found on each of the programme pages here online. You can also contact us directly to discuss the appropriate level for you at info@wintec.ac.nz.

About the faculty

Welcome to the Centre for Science and Primary Industries!

Creating the next generation of science talent in New Zealand has never been more important and if you're thinking about a career in Science or Primary Industries, we can help you to build your skills and employability.

We offer a diverse and exciting range of programmes that produce graduates who move on to stimulating and challenging careers within industry. We are proud of who we are and the achievements of our staff, students and alumni.

Read more about the Centre here.

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