New Zealand Diploma in Horticulture Production

Franklin Institute of Agri-Technology

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1 Year

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for people who have significant operational experience in the horticulture industry, or who are capable of transferring their prior skills and knowledge in a specific horticulture production operation.

It recognises the skills and knowledge of individuals who can manage horticulture production operations. Graduates will be able to working work autonomously and may be managing others.

The qualification includes strands that recognise the distinct skills and knowledge for specific horticulture production sectors.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Students must: * Be 18 years of age or above. * Have achieved NCEA Level 2 (or equivalent). * Demonstrate through an interview/assessment of their knowledge and ability to achieve at this level. * Be physically fit to complete practical aspects of the programme (About 60-65% of the programme will involve field work).* Mature students (aged 21 or above) who have not previously achieved the academic entry requirement may, following interview by the Director, be granted admission to the programme. International students must also: * Have English level competence (If their first language is not English, they will be required to provide evidence of IELTS (Academic) Level 5.5 with no band lower than 5) or equivalent. * Comply with the New Zealand Immigration Service requirements for granting of a Student Visa.

Detailed requirements

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


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$5,350 $5,350
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$10,291 $10,291
Total $15,641 $15,641

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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:

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 236 3738
Fax: (09) 236 3772

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