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

Programme highlights

Get a great grounding in landscape construction basics and take the first steps in a career working in the landscape industry.

Get hands on experience with hard and soft landscaping skills with this practical based programme. Combine this with knowledge in plant identification, safety requirements and communication and team work skills to give you a broad base of the fundamentals for landscape construction.

Your skills will be in demand in New Zealand and overseas.  The New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (Level 3) with Strand in Landscape is the introductory qualification if you want to launch a career in the landscape construction industry or if you are working in the industry and want to obtain 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 Not 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

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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:

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

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

Landscape Site Set-Out
Identify simple parts of a landscape design plan, set out a landscape construction site from plans

Hard Landscaping
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 Information and Application 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.