New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (General)

  • Monthly intake
  • Level 3
  • 20 weeks full-time
    Available in New Plymouth & South Taranaki
  • $764 - Domestic student (2018)
    $8,670 - International student

Qualification overview

Graduates will benefit by having a breadth of horticulture knowledge and transferable skills valued by the horticulture community which will facilitate improved performance in the workplace and career progression, including to higher levels of study. The horticulture sector will benefit from being able to recruit graduates who have an understanding of the underpinning science and growing practices used in a wide range of horticulture contexts.


This qualification is delivered in partnership with Land Based Training. For more information on the programme or you wish to apply please visit: or phone 0508 872 466


Entry requirements

Applicants must have a genuine interest in horticulture and are required to attend an interview as part of the application process.

Career Options

Graduates of this qualification may be employed or self-employed, and/or move flexibly between a range of horticultural enterprises.

Further study options

This qualification may lead on to the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Level 4) with strands in Amenity, Arboriculture, Cemetery, Landscape Design, Landscape Construction, and Sports Turf.