Smedley offers high quality practical training that is backed up with a sound theory base for good farm management. We teach our cadets to be skilled and knowledgeable farmers. Robust health and safety practices are at the core of all our learning outcomes for cadets, and we pride ourselves on our results.

Stock work



Recreational Activity

Vehicle and mechanical


The academic component of the Smedley programme is delivered by EIT Te Pukenga. The tuition and study material are delivered on site by our training manager. Material, assessments enrolment and moderation will be run under the EIT Te Pukenga guidlines. Cadets who complete all academic requirements will be awarded the Certificate in Agriculture Levels 3 & 4.

Smedley Station has its own practical certificate, presented on completion of the 2-year cadetship.

Lectures and workshops are provided by specialist tutors and cadets attend Agricultural Field-Days where applicable.

Entry Information

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