New Zealand Diploma in Forest Management

Toi Ohomai

Subject area

Forestry Studies




2 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the forest industry with individuals who have the skills and knowledge required to carry out a technical or management role within the forest growing and harvesting sectors.
The forest industry will benefit from having people who can apply a blend of management skills and forest knowledge to enable them to contribute to the medium and long-term planning and management of forest operations.
They will have developed a broad range of skills including the use of a wide range of industry specific software, forest planning, harvesting, supply chain management, log product logistics, commercial and financial analysis and contract management.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

The New Zealand Diploma in Forest Management (Level 6) programme is open entry with exception of the following: For health and safety purposes, where a candidate has specific medical needs or a medical condition, a medical certificate from the candidate s doctor may be required. For international students, English language requirements for this programme will be in accordance with the criteria specified in the WBoPP Mokoia Hub Regulatory Framework (Academic Regulations), IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5 or equivalent.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


2 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,949 $13,898
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$10,367 $20,734
Total $17,316 $34,632

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Fax: (07) 544 2386

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