About the course
Grow Your Career in Horticulture
During the length of this programme you will be involved in seasonal production tasks as they relate to the fruit production industry in Tairāwhiti. You will develop your knowledge and skill base which will strengthen your practical application. As a graduate you will be able to undertake such activities as assessing crop health, pruning, irrigation and support structures and effectively communicate within a team.
Career Opportunities and Outcomes
On successful completion you can pursue employment in:
- Pest management
- Fruit production
This qualification builds on the NZ Certificate in Primary Industry Skills [Level 2] and the NZ Certificate in Primary Industry Operational Skills [Level 3]. On successful completion of the NZ Certificate in Horticulture (Fruit Production) [Level 3] you may choose to continue with your studies by enrolling in the:
- NZ Certificate in Horticulture Production (Fruit Production) [Level 4]
- NZ Certificate in Sustainable Primary Production [Level 4]
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About the provider
The Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) offers you over 160 qualifications from certificate and diploma, to degree and postgraduate level at campuses in Hawke's Bay, Tairāwhiti (Gisborne) and Auckland. Or learn at one of our Regional Learning Centres situated in Hastings, Maraenui, Ruatoria, Waipukurau and Wairoa. EIT Hawke's Bay is one of New Zealand's most attractive campuses with superb architecture and shaded outdoor areas for study on warm days. EIT Tairāwhiti two campuses are located in the heart of Gisborne, near the Taruheru River, and you can get more central than EIT Auckland location on Queen Street! When you choose to study at EIT you'll get the kind of experiences that will help you gain the knowledge and skills to get ahead, whether you want to break into your chosen career or change direction in life.