Pursuant to section 5 of the Industry Training Act 1992,
full recognition for the Agriculture Industry Training Organisation Incorporated has been granted for a further period of five years, with effect from 22 June 2009 to
22 June 2014, to set standards at Levels 1 to 8 on the National Qualifications Framework for the agricultural, rural servicing and water industries, including the pastoral (except equine), arable, deer, goat, pork and poultry, apiculture, shearing, wool classing, wool handling, wool wholesaling, farm pest control, farm produce and supplies wholesaling, fencing, aerial agrichemical applications, rural health and safety; supply, treatment and disposal of water and wastewater including reticulation, small water systems, irrigation and water quality industries; and the care, handling and nursing of companion, production and laboratory animals that includes technical veterinary support, para-veterinary, rural animal health technician and activity that is associated with the care, handling and nursing of animals (excluding enterprises whose core business is companion animal retailing).
Dated at Wellington this 13th day of July 2009.
HON ANNE TOLLEY, Minister for Tertiary Education.