New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (General)

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology Limited

Subject area

Horticulture

Qualification

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Entry requirements

None

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for people who have a desire to work in the horticulture industry who want to develop their theoretical skills and knowledge in a range of horticulture growing systems and practices.

It recognises horticulture knowledge and transferable skills valued by the horticulture community which will facilitate improved performance in the workplace, entry to a horticulture career and other related career progression, including to higher levels of study.

The qualification is designed to be flexible enough to reflect regional and sector variations in demand for transferable skills and knowledge.

It is also suitable for small block owners or for mature learners who wish to gain knowledge of horticultural science for application in a range of general horticulture sectors.

Graduates will be able to work under limited supervision with responsibility for work outcomes

What graduates earn

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

$26,000

Median earnings one year after study

$33,000

Median earnings two years after study

$40,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

44%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Diamond Jubilee Agricultural Tertiary Bursary

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

$1,000.00

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Horticulture NZ Industry Training Scholarships

Provided by:

Horticulture New Zealand

Website:

http://www.hortnz.co.nz/

Value:

$500

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

Free phone: 0800 422 733
Phone: (03) 546 9175
Fax: (03) 546 3325
Email: info@nmit.ac.nz
Web: http://www.nmit.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

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