New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services - Landscape Construction

Level 4


Level of study

Level 4

Cost (incl GST)

Was $821.10, now $410.55*


19 months


Learners must be employed in the sector and have completed the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (Level 3) - Landscape Construction

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The new Level 4 Landscape Construction programme is for learners who would like to extend their technical knowledge, take on more responsibility and have the potential to move into a role supervising staff. 

Learning outcomes

  • Supervise and provide instruction to staff using a range of effective communication and interpersonal skills. 

  • Apply knowledge of hard and soft landscaping and site-specific requirements to schedule site activities and construct a landscape from plans. Topics include: 

    • Plan and construct timber features.

    • Prepare for and lay a range of hard surfaces.

    • Prepare for construction of a landscape design from drawings.

    • Determine, and supervise the implementation of, earthwork requirements for a project. 

    • A brand-new topic has been created to develop, monitor and evaluate a workflow programme for landscape site work.

    • Optional topics include:  

      • Describe metals and construct and install metal features.

      • Install rock as features.

      • Describe and install landscape lighting and lighting units.

      • Construct brick and block features.

      • Construct retaining structures and reinforced concrete structures.

      • Install an irrigation system.

      • Describe, identify and select plants.

      • A brand-new optional topic has been added to describe amenity turf cultivars, and turf management. 

The new Level 4 programme includes the addition of a brand new graduate outcome to: 

  • Develop sketches of a range of hard and soft landscape features for on-site use to assist interpretation and implementation of landscape plans and develop materials lists.  

Enrolment Forms

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