New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services

Open Polytechnic

Subject area

Horticulture

Qualification

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Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the horticulture service industry with individuals who have the skills and knowledge to supervise day to day operations in a horticulture subsector or area within a subsector.

The qualification is stranded to recognise the specific skills and knowledge required to take responsibility for the daily operations in the amenity, arboriculture, cemetery, landscape design, landscape construction, or sports turf sector.

Learners will benefit by having a qualification within a training pathway that recognises progression through the industry, as well as increased skills and knowledge acquisition to enable improved job performance.

The horticulture industry will benefit by having staff with the skills and knowledge to contribute to more efficient and effective operations.

This qualification is ideally suited to people who are experienced workers in the horticulture industry.

Graduates will be capable of working in a self-managed capacity and may have some responsibility for the performance of others.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Horticulture and Viticulture at this level can earn:

$36,000

Median earnings one year after study

$35,000

Median earnings two years after study

$42,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

58%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Energie Fruit Environment for Life Scholarship

Provided by:

Energie Fruit Charitable Trust

Website:

http://www.energiefruit.com

Value:

$2,000.00

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Transpower Rural Communities Trust Tertiary Grant

Provided by:

Rural Communities Trust

Website:

http://www.ruralcommunitiestrust.org.nz

Value:

So far, almost 1,000 grants have been approved, totaling well over $600,000.

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 913 5300
Fax: (04) 913 5308
Email: customerservices@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
Web: http://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz

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