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101 Biosecurity Awareness

NZBA's 101 Biosecurity Awareness course is designed for everyone and will give learners basic knowledge and understanding of biosecurity in New Zealand .

About This Course

Course Fee
(Excl. GST)


This 1.5-hour course is suitable for anyone wanting to learn more about biosecurity in New Zealand.

Training is available in-classroom in Albany or Manukau, online via webinar, or at your location by prior arrangement.

Course Overview

This course covers essential topics, from defining biosecurity to exploring the Biosecurity System in New Zealand. Learn about the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and gain insights into pest management strategies. Equip yourself with the knowledge to identify unwanted pests and contribute to maintaining New Zealand's biosecurity.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain the meaning of Biosecurity

  2. Understand the importance of Biosecurity to New Zealand

  3. Explore the role of MPI in Biosecurity

  4. Familiarize yourself with the Biosecurity System in New Zealand

  5. Identify some unwanted pests.

Content and Delivery

Course content includes:

  • Biosecurity Terms

  • What does Biosecurity mean?

  • Why is New Zealand concerned about a pest or disease outbreak?

  • New Zealand Biosecurity System

  • Ministry for Primary Industries

  • How do pests and contamination get into NZ?

  • Biosecurity Act 1993

  • Biosecurity Risk Management System

  • Pre-border

  • Border

  • Post Border

  • Pest Management

  • Pest incursions in New Zealand

Delivery (Blended Learning):

  • 1.5-hour classroom or webinar session

  • One Quiz.

Information for Learners

Entry and selection requirements
Anyone is able to enrol into this course.

Welfare and Guidance

Learners are able to approach the trainer regarding support, guidance and cultural sensitivities.

Treaty of Waitangi / Te Tiriti O Waitangi

NZBA recognises the Treaty of Waitangi as the founding document of New Zealand and seeks to apply the principles of the treaty in our day to day activities.

Course Overview
Learning Outcomes
Content and Delivery
Information for Learners

Tuesday's in Albany | Thursday's in Wiri or Online

Dec 11 - Dec 17














Upcoming Sessions
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