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About this programme
This programme teaches industry-relevant theories of plant and soils science, growing systems and environments, which underpin practical capabilities in a range of horticulture sectors. You’ll learn workplace health and safety, soil and plant properties, developing organic and/or nursery production, safe and proper chemical and fertiliser use, and landscaping.
What you will learn
Graduates of this qualification will be able to apply knowledge of plant and soils science to the identification, selection, and growing of plants. You will also be able to apply knowledge of growing systems and environments to the establishment and cultivation of plants.
All applicants must:
be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences
be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level
be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes.
New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (General) (Level 3)
Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. Fees are an indication, include GST and apply to domestic students only. View terms and conditions