New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Level 4) with a strand in Nursery Production

Programme highlights

Get hands on experience with planting, pruning, nursery operations and production, using and maintaining tools and machinery to give you the skills required for a career in the nursery production industry.

Carry out specialised nursery operation and production activities, keep records throughout the growing seasons while gaining hands on practical experience.

Through work placement develop self-management, professional conduct and communication skills while carrying out parks and gardens tasks in real world situations.

Key facts

Start Month(s) March, July
Study Location(s) MIT Otara
Level 4
Domestic fees $6,500 (approx.)
Youth Guarantee
Programme Code NZ2676
Duration

March intake: 37 weeks (full-time) including holiday weeks 

July intake: 49 weeks (full-time) including holiday weeks  

Part-time: 1 day per week over three years

Study Method Full-time, Part-time
Credits 130
International Fees $19,700 (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/

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Career opportunities

Nursery Team Leader, Nursery Specialist, Propagator

Programme structure

This certificate is based on both practical activities and theory content.
The four courses are:
Plants and Maintenance
Demonstrate communication skills, interact with team members and colleagues, select and plant plants, carry out routine maintenance tasks for the landscape industry

Nursery Operations and Production
Carry out simple nursery operational tasks, work safely with tools and machinery in a nursery situation, care for plants in a nursery through the growing cycles, keep nursery records throughout the growing seasons.

Advanced Nursery Operations and Production
Carry out specialised nursery operational and production tasks

Work Placement
Demonstrating communication skills and professional conduct, instructing and supervising team members, carrying out specific nursery production tasks.

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

Diploma in Nursery Production (Level 5) which leads to the Diploma in Horticulture Production (Level 5) with a strand in Nursery Production

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.