Introduction to Gardening (Micro-credential)

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Learning Skills Programmes


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Entry requirements

There are no academic entry requirements for this micro-credential, but applicants must be 16 years of age and attend an interview with kaimahi.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Introduction to Gardening micro-credential aims to enable ākonga who require specialist support to learn, to work in a highly structured context, to be introduced to the fundamentals of gardening and use their skills and knowledge in a familiar garden environment under direct supervision.

The additional skills, knowledge and attributes will enhance their communication, active participation and problem-solving skills and build confidence in completing simple tasks allowing them to pathway into further learning and/or undertake supported employment roles in a horticultural environment. They will participate more fully in their communities and workplaces.

Contact details

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Free phone: (800) 862284
Phone: (800) 862284

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