New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (Level 3) with a strand in Landscape

Programme highlights

­­Never spend a working day indoors again.

Study for a career in landscaping to make the most of your love of working with your hands in the great outdoors. You'll get hands-on experience in landscaping.

Find out how to identify plant species and learn essential safety requirements. When you graduate, your skills will be in demand by top landscaping and gardening companies in New Zealand and overseas.

This qualification is also for anyone already working in the industry who wants to get a formal qualification.

Key facts

Start Month(s) February, July
Study Location(s) MIT Otara
Level 3
Domestic fees Free* or $3,800 (approx.)
Youth Guarantee Available
Programme Code NZ2678-02
Duration

18 weeks (Full Time)

3 years (Part Time)

Study Method Full-time or part-time
Credits 75
International Fees NZD$12,300 (approx.)
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship Available
Qualification New Zealand Certificate

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Information is correct at September 2018. Programme fees may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2019 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2019 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2019 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here manukau.ac.nz/study/apply-and-enrol/fees-and-study-costs. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2019 are based on the 2018 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2019. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.

Entry requirements

General

Open entry for Domestic students

There are no academic requirements that need to be met to enter this programme.

International students: English Language Entry Requirements

For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules

https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/qa-system-for-teos/english-international-students/

International students will generally be required to provide evidence of English language proficiency, for this programme an IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 is required. Equivalent acceptable evidence can be seen at the following NZQA link:  https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-role/legislation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rules/the-table/

International students

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Career opportunities

Landscape Labourer, Landscape Gardener

Programme structure

This certificate is based on both practical and theory content.

The four courses are:

861.369 Plants and Planting (20 credits)

Demonstrate communication skills, selecting and planting plants for use in the landscape industry.

861.371 Maintenance and Care (15 credits)

Interaction with team members and colleagues, carry out routine maintenance tasks for the landscape industry.

862.404 Landscape Site Set-Out (20 credits)

Identify simple parts of a landscape design plan, set out a landscape construction site from plans.

862.405 Hard Landscaping (20 credits)

Carry out hard landscaping construction , work safely in a landscape construction situation.

Key dates

To find the start date of your programme intake listed above, please view the Academic year and key dates.

Further training or study

Certificate in Landscape (Level 4) which leads to the leads to the New Zealand Certificate in Horticultural Services with a strand in Landscape Construction (Level 4)

Diploma in Landscape (Level 5) which leads to the New Zealand Diploma in Landscape (Level 5) with a strand in Landscape Construction

Offered by

School of Building and Civil Construction

Need help applying?

We're here to support you to succeed.

If you need help with applying or advice on choosing a programme, our Ask Me! Student Services Centre is here to give you guidance.

Send us a message, call us on 0800 62 62 52 or come in and see us.

Information is correct at September 2018. Programme fees may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2019 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2019 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2019 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here manukau.ac.nz/study/apply-and-enrol/fees-and-study-costs. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2019 are based on the 2018 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2019. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.