New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2)

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Our New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills Level 2 is for people who want to take their first steps in learning about growing and maintaining plants and food crops, parks and gardens.

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    Level
    2
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    Credits
    40
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    Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.

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    Study type Open
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    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic

    Currently offered fee free

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    Student loan

This qualification is for people who are working or volunteering in horticulture or agriculture.

Agriculture and horticulture are our second and third top export income earners. This qualification will enhance your job prospects if you are looking for full-time work.

It will also help you get on the educational ladder, and give you core knowledge and skills you can build on.


Fee free offer

This programme is currently offered fees free. To learn more check the 'Fee free offer' tab.

 

What you will learn

In this programme you will learn about:

  • collecting and identifying plants
  • pruning trees and shrubs
  • servicing tools and machinery
  • health and safety in the workplace
  • soils and fertilisers
  • Growsafe certification
  • mowing and maintaining grassed areas
  • planting and maintaining a garden or crop.

Study pathways

Once you have completed this nationally recognised qualification you can move into further education and training in horticulture.

  •  
    Level
    2
  •  
    Credits
    40
  •  
    Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.

  •  
    Study type Open
  •  
    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic

    Currently offered fee free

  •  
    Student loan