New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (General)

Waikato Institute of Technology Ltd

Subject area

Horticulture

Qualification

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Entry requirements

There are no mandatory prerequisites for this qualification.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the horticulture sector with graduates who have a theoretical knowledge of plant and soils science, and growing systems and environments, to underpin practical capability in a range of horticulture sectors.

Graduates will benefit by having a breadth of horticulture knowledge and transferable skills valued by the horticulture community which will facilitate improved performance in the workplace and career progression, including to higher levels of study.

The horticulture sector will benefit from being able to recruit graduates who have an understanding of the underpinning science and growing practices used in a wide range of horticulture contexts.

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

Graduates will be capable of working under limited supervision in the horticulture community 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

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

Free phone: 0800 444 204
Phone: (0800) 294 6832
Fax: (07) 838 0707
Email: qau@wintec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.wintec.ac.nz

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