Sgt Dan Stockfoods employee wins 2015 Feed Industry Trainee of the Year Award

News release 16 December 2015 For immediate release SGT DAN STOCKFOODS EMPLOYEE WINS 2015 FEED INDUSTRY TRAINEE OF THE YEAR AWARD Born-and-bred Gore resident Craig Jones modestly says he has “a bit of experience” in the feed milling industry – and along with aptitude and enthusiasm it played a key role in his winning of the New Zealand Feed Manufacturers Association’s Feed Trainee of the Year Award for 2015. The prestigious award recognises the trainee achieving the highest overall marks in the Association’s industry training programme. Study for the 12-month course, which leads to the New Zealand Certificate of Stock Feed Manufacturing, involves a combination of theory units, workplace assessments and two two-day workshop courses. Craig is a Senior Mill Operator at the Sgt Dan Stockfoods Ltd pelletised feed mill at Gore, where he oversees a variety of computer-operated and […]

NZFMA Feed Trainee of the Year 2013

  Pic: Dan Nicholson (left) receives his award for NZFMA Feed Trainee of the Year from Wharehoe Lissington, National Feed Mill Manager, Tegel Foods Ltd.  Media release 16 December 2013 For immediate release New Plymouth man wins top feed industry training award  New Plymouth-based Tegel Foods Ltd employee Dan Nicholson is delighted after picking up the inaugural  2013 Feed Trainee of the Year Award.  The prestigious award, which will be given annually by the New Zealand Feed Manufacturers Association (NZFMA) , recognises the trainee achieving the highest overall marks in the Association’s industry training programme.  “The introduction of the award in conjunction with our recently developed training courses reflects the NZFMA’s commitment to creating a highly skilled and knowledgeable workforce,” says NZFMA Executive Director, Michael Brooks. 30-year-old Dan is a ten-year veteran of the industry, having started as a bagging […]

The NZ Certificate of Stock Feed Manufacturing

This course is designed to equip feed mill operators (including blenders) with practical and theoretical skills in stock feed manufacturing. This course is open to all Category A, B and Blender-approved NZFMA members. If you would like further information please contact the NZFMA Office.

Training in Pork Production

The New Zealand Pork Industry Board, in collaboration with Agriculture ITO (Industry Training Organisation) and Massey University, has developed a training programme for the Pork Industry.

Training in the Poultry Industry

The Poultry Industry, in co-operation with the Agriculture Industry Training Organisation, has developed unit standards and qualifications for poultry layer farmers.