Green List for Food Technologist
Details on eligibility for Straight to Residency or Green List Work to Residence pathways and streamlined Accredited Employer Work Visa
Based on Operation Manual Appendix 13 published on 11 August 2023
Minimum pay requirement
$29.66 per hour
Non-Degree Post-Study Work Visa
Green List Tier 1
Primary Industries and Science
Develops new and improves existing food products, and sets standards for producing, packaging and marketing food.
Green List Requirements
One of the following:
- Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours (Food Product Technology) or (Food Process Engineering) (NZQF Level 8)
- A qualification at NZQF Level 7 or higher in the focus areas of nutrition, food science, food technology or food engineering. NZQF Level 7 qualifications must have a minimum equivalent of 360 credits which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in the focus areas, and NZQF Level 8 qualifications must have either the minimum equivalent of 360 credits which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in the focus areas, or a minimum equivalent of 120 credits in the focus areas and a relevant underpinning bachelor’s degree at NZQF Level 7.
Minimum Pay Requirement
A minimum hourly pay rate of $29.66 is required.
To be eligible you must be working for an accredited employer or have a job offer from one. If you meet all the visa requirements you can apply for a Straight to Residence Visa now.
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