New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2)

Dargaville, Kaikohe, Kaitaia

Semester 1 & Semester 2

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Level

2

Delivery

Full time

Duration

14 weeks

Intakes

Dargaville: 4 February 2019

Kaitaia: 30 September 2019

Kaikohe: 4 February 2019

Cost Incl. GST (Approx):

Domestic: Fees free

International: Programme not open to international students

Programme Code

NZ2218

Phone 0800 162 100
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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.

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:

  • Carry out practical production tasks associated with horticulture at an entry-level role in a primary industry context

  • Use safe work practices in a primary industry workplace.

Courses in this programme

Courses Level Credits
2284.0001 - Introduction to Primary Industries 2 30
2284.0002 - Safe Work Practices 2 10

Entry requirements

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.

Qualification gained

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

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