Course Costs


The programme is kept to a minimum cost through the generous support of our industry partners who are investing in leadership development across the agri-food sector.

The six-month full course fee is $4,900 plus GST.

The fee includes:

  • all course tuition 
  • course resources and manuals
  • field trips
  • course related costs (including functions etc.)
  • catering

Note: The course fee must be paid one month prior to the course commencement. An invoice will be sent

In special circumstances an alternative payment schedule may be agreed to.


Once accepting a place on the course, a cancellation fee will apply. Click here to view our Cancellation Policy


The following costs are additional and paid by the participant

1. Travel

Participants are responsible to make their own travel arrangements to attend the residential phases in Lincoln and Wellington.

Dates are confirmed well in advance to enable early air bookings.

2. Accommodation

Residentials are an important component of the group building activities and it is expected that all participants live and work together for the duration of these phases.

a) Lincoln Accommodation

This is in the Halls of Residence. Payment is invoiced with course fee or payable before each phase.

  • Phase 1 = 8 nights B&B @ $80 plus GST - $640
  • Phase 3 = 3 nights B&B @ $80 plus GST - $240

(Additional nights can be booked to meet travel requirements)

b) Wellington Accommodation

This is booked at a medium level hotel at a special rate and can be single or twin share basis. The room rate is no more than $160 plus GST.


An invoice with detailed information is issued upon acceptance of place on the course.