New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills - Horticulture

Level 2


Level of study

Level 2

Cost (incl GST)

Was from $586.50, now from $293.25*


7 months


Learners must be employed in the sector.

*Get up to 50% off fees in 2024, only applies to funded learner fees. Learn more here.

Vehicle, machinery and agri-chemical units available at an additional cost. 

Non-funded fee from: $2,071.51. Please note, this fee will only apply for non-funded learners – learners who are not employed in the industry, do not meet the entry requirements of the programme, or are not classed as “domestic learners” under the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) funding rules. For more information, visit the TEC website here.


This programme sets learners up with the foundational knowledge and skills required to be safe and confidently undertake their role. It’s a great first step before an apprenticeship.

Learning can be chosen to complement horticultural businesses working in:

  • Amenity
  • Fruit production
  • Vegetable production
  • Indoor production
  • Nursery production
  • Landscaping and construction
  • Viticulture
  • Arboriculture

Valuable additions to the programme include Chainsaw courses.

Enrolment Forms

Download and read our enrolment forms and terms and conditions

Get up to 50% off* fees in 2024

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