Please note this course is only available to students completing NZ2677 New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (General) (Level 3).
For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study.
Cost2019NZ students $0 + $60 annual administration fee
International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying
Introduction to soil science
This course aims to provide you with a basic understanding of New Zealand soil properties and sustainable soil management techniques.
For more information watch the course introduction video below.
Fee free offer
Courses offered under the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (General) (Level 3) are currently fee free. Check out the Fee free offer tab on the qualification web page for information.
Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to
- Demonstrate knowledge of soils and fertilisers
- Demonstrate knowledge of soil properties and their effect on plant growth
This course is 100% internally assessed
Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.
You will require a camera for this course.
How to enrol
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
- choose the qualification you will study the course under
- check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.
You can do this course as part of these qualifications: