Whether you enjoy gardening, want to grow food for the whānau or want to start a career in the horticulture industry, our gardening programmes will help you understand the horticultural science that underpins the growing of plants and crops.
Indulge your passion, kickstart your career in horticulture or develop a new gardening skill with one of our horticulture qualifications. You will learn the ins and outs of planting, growing and caring for a range of plants, crops, flowers and gardens.
Our experienced lecturers are here to help you with your learning journey and with our flexible study options, you can weave in a gardening qualification around your everyday life. Gain practical planting experience in our campus living garden, grow your own plants in our nursery or learn online from your own home.
New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (General) (Level 3) and New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (Amenity) (Level 3)
1 Year Full-time
Gardener, Greenspace Labourer, Grounds Person, Nursery Worker
17 Weeks Full-time
1 Year Part-time
Garden Centre, Gardener, Horticulture Worker, Nursery Worker
Agriculture & Animal Healthcare, Horticulture
13 Weeks Full-time
Conservationist, Environmental Consultant, Nursery Worker
After growing tired of working in hospitality and retail, Rikki Tubman channelled his lifelong passion for plants and gardening into a dream career.
If you’re not sure what to study and would like some guidance, we’re here to help. Feel free to chat to us directly about any questions you may have.