Pruning and Training for Organic Primary Production

Pruning and Training for Organic Primary Production

During this course you will gain an understanding of a range of management and pruning techniques for a selected range of fruit crops.

On successful completion of this programme the student will be able to:

  • understand plant growth and development in the context of pruning.
  • describe management and pruning techniques for a selected range of young and mature organic fruit crops.
  • apply knowledge of pruning techniques to a selected range of young and mature organic fruit crops.

Duration

Five weeks consisting of:

  • Five Thursday nights (3 hours) - total 15 hours
  • Two full Saturdays (September 10, 24)

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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