Are you aged 16-19? The Youth Guarantee Scheme provides the chance to study for free for up to two years, and can support you with transport and pastoral care.
Classes are still running! All learning is now taking place online due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
Further information can be found on our COVID-19 information page.
About this programme
This qualification is targeted at anyone interested in the horticultural sector including seasonal workers. This is your starting point for a great career in a ‘growing’ industry. You’ll learn basic skills in organics, nursery production, and plant propagation.
What you will learn
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:
Courses in this programme
2284.0001 - Introduction to Primary Industries
2284.0002 - Safe Work Practices
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.
For some programme locations a police check or declaration about criminal convictions may be required. Students will be notified if this is required for the programme they apply for.
New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2)
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