Goodbye fees, study horticulture for free.
As part of the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF) to rebuild New Zealand's economy, you can now study some of our horticulture programmes for free^.
If you love nature, it doesn't get better than a career in working in the outdoors.
Whether it's landscaping, caring for trees or looking after parks and reserves. The horticulture industry has a range of roles that are in high demand in New Zealand and overseas.
Get hands-on skills and gain real-world experience in the horticulture industry.
Choose to specialise in Arboriculture (tree maintenance), landscaping or parks and gardens.
^Free study for the specified qualifications may be available to you under the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). Visit https://www.tec.govt.nz/funding/funding-and-performance/funding/fund-finder/targeted-training-and-apprenticeship-fund/faqs-for-learners for eligibility criteria and more information. Students must be eligible to study as a domestic student and meet any other entry criteria as required. Some costs may also apply. Free study is subject to funding confirmation.
The following programmes are available in this area of study:
- New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Level 3) With strands in Arboriculture, Landscape and Parks and Gardens
- New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Level 4) With strands in Arboriculture, Landscape and Parks and Gardens