New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture General (Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture General (Level 3)

Students will learn a theoretical knowledge of plant and soils science, and growing systems and environments

Graduates will gain a breadth of horticulture knowledge including an understanding of the underpinning science and growing practices used in a wide range of horticulture contexts.

Classes are taught Tuesday evenings from 6-9pm, with elements of online learning and 10 Saturday workshops over the 28 week programme.

Entry Requirements

  • Open entry.

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.

Changes for 2023 learners

On 1 November 2022, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in became part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology .
When you apply to study with WITT in 2023, you will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga, the new national network of vocational and applied education in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will learn in the same way, in the same place, and with the same people. The great news is that this enables us to share skills and knowledge across a network of passionate education providers, to better help you succeed.
Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review. This is to make sure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of the industry to provide you with excellent and quality educational opportunities.

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