Orchard QC: Codling moth badges

Codling Moth Assessments and Certifications

These assessments are designed to demonstrate competency of your existing knowledge to ensure the orchard is surveyed and managed effectively for Codling Moth sensitive markets.

In this course, you will be able to complete the following assessments:

  • Assistant Trap Surveyor
  • Trap Surveyor
  • Codling Moth Manager assessment
  • Duration: Annual
  • Recognition: Digital badges for each assessment
  • Deadlines: You will need to re-certify your competency for each season/year


How to enrol

Enrolment in this course is by invitation only, via approved managers at NZ Apples and Pears member organisations. If you work at a company who is a member of NZ Apples and Pears, but have not received your invitation, check your spam/junk folder before contacting your manager or training co-ordinator. See our Enrolling in our courses page for additional tips.

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Orchard QC: Codling moth badges

The Orchard QC: Harvest survey Assessment

This assessment is designed to determine competency of your existing knowledge about the methods required to ensure the efficient surveying of orchards for Brown Rot.

In this course, you will be able to complete the:

  • Harvest Survey Assessment
  • Duration: Annual
  • Recognition: Digital badges for each assessment
  • Deadlines: You will need to re-certify your competency for each season/year

How to enrol

Enrolment in this course is by invitation only, via approved managers at NZ Apples and Pears member organisations. If you work at a company who is a member of NZ Apples and Pears, but have not received your invitation, check your spam/junk folder before contacting your manager or training co-ordinator. See our Enrolling in our courses page for additional tips.

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Orchard QC: Codling moth badges

The Orchard QC: Pest monitoring and control (PMC) Assessments

These assessments are designed to provide certification of your existing knowledge about the methods required to ensure the efficient monitoring and control of pests in the orchard.

In this course, you will be able to complete the following assessments:

  • Fire Blight Monitoring and Control
  • European Canker Monitoring and Control
  • Apple Leaf Curling Midge Monitoring and Control
  • Duration: Annual
  • Recognition: Digital badges for each assessment
  • Deadlines: You will need to re-certify your competency every 5 years.

How to enrol

Enrolment in this course is by invitation only, via approved managers at NZ Apples and Pears member organisations. If you work at a company who is a member of NZ Apples and Pears, but have not received your invitation, check your spam/junk folder before contacting your manager or training co-ordinator. See our Enrolling in our courses page for additional tips.

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Fruit inspector Assessment Collection

The Fruit inspector Assessments

These inspector assessments set is designed to prepare packhouse staff for pest identification at different skill levels and identify rots common to apples during phytosanitary inspection. MPI refers to the different levels as ‘the levels of your assessed ability’. The programme consists of tests for different levels of skills

  • A basic pest identification skill level, testing for identification of pest groups (Pipfruit Pest ID Tier 1)
  • Advanced pest identification levels, testing for pest species identification.

In this course, you will be able to complete the following assessments:

  • Pipfruit Pest ID Tier 1
  • 12 other pest or rot assessments
  • Duration: Annual
  • Recognition: Digital badges for each assessment
  • Deadlines: You will need to re-certify your competency for each season/year

How to enrol

Enrolment in this course is by invitation only, via approved managers at NZ Apples and Pears member organisations. If you work at a company who is a member of NZ Apples and Pears, but have not received your invitation, check your spam/junk folder before contacting your manager or training co-ordinator. See our Enrolling in our courses page for additional tips.

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Phytosanitary Intro badge image

In this course, you will:

  • Explore the basics of biosecurity
  • Gain an understanding of the international phytosanitary system
  • Gain an understanding of the NZ national certification system
  • Duration: 2 and a half hours
  • Recognition: Sanitary and Phytosanitary Introduction digital badge
  • Deadlines: You must complete this course before attending your regional training workshop

How to enrol

Enrolment in this course is by invitation only, via NZ Apples and Pears. If you work at a company who is a member of NZ Apples and Pears, but have not received your invitation, check your spam/junk folder before contacting your manager or training co-ordinator. See our Enrolling in our courses page for additional tips.

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