Please note this course is only available to students completing NZ2677 New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (General) (Level 3).
Cost2024$0 NZ Domestic2025
Delivery typeOnline only
Teaching weeks 16 weeks
Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying
Amenity Horticultural Practices
This course aims to provide a basic understanding of plant nomenclature and plant selection for landscaping and amenity situations.
It also introduces the basic theoretical knowledge of pruning and training of amenity trees and shrubs.
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 pruning and training amenity trees and shrubs
- Select plants for landscaping and amenity horticulture
- Demonstrate knowledge of plant nomenclature
This course is 100% internally assessed
No textbooks are required for this course
A camera will be required for this course.
Computer and internet requirements
To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.
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:
Course availability over the next 12 months