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This is an introductory certificate targeted at new or potential entrants into horticulture industry including seasonal workers, career changers and those not yet engaged in education, employment or training. The aim of the qualification is to provide a sound basis for further education and training. People who have completed the New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Horticulture) (Level 2) will be able to demonstrate fundamental knowledge and/or elementary skills relevant to various sectors of the horticultural industry.
A graduate of the New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Horticulture) (Level 2) will be able to demonstrate fundamental knowledge and/or elementary skills relevant to various sectors of the horticultural industry and have a sound basis of knowledge and skills for further education and training.
Graduates will be able to carry out practical tasks associated with an entry level role in the horticulture industry and use safe work practices in a horticulture industry workplace.
Learners may pathway to further study to achieve the following qualification
The qualification is designed for individuals who wish to enter the workforce in any of the various horticultural sectors, e.g. trainee arborist, working on an organic crop/fruit/vegetable growing farm, working at a nursery or garden centre.
Open entry with an interest in agriculture, and must have the physical capability to cope with the practical demands of the qualification.