Study horticulture for free^

As part of the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF) to rebuild New Zealand's economy, this programme is now free^. For terms and conditions, more information, and other programmes covered by this scheme, click here.

Due to high demand, we recommend applying early.

New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (Level 3)

Specialise in landscape construction, nursery production or amenity (parks and gardens)

Love working with your hands? Don’t see yourself with an office job?

Get hands-on experience for a career in landscape construction, nursery production or parks and gardens.

This introductory qualification gives you a great grounding in the basics and is the first step to a career working in an outdoor environment.

Explore our study areas below to find the specialisation that will help you land your dream job: