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Primary industry training fees-free for eligible trainees

07/12/2017 • Two years of Primary ITO industry training will be fees-free for eligible trainees and apprentices who start in 2018.
Primary ITO Chief Executive Dr Linda Sissons says, “Those of our 600 Trades Academy or Gateway students...

Helping Grow The Next Generation Of Gardeners

30/11/2017 • Most Kiwi teens wouldn’t have a clue what amenity horticulture involves – but Pippa Lucas is determined to reach out through social media and show young people the exciting opportunities that exist.
The 26 year-old’s own...

Landscape Construction programme and unit standard consultation

27/11/2017 • The Primary ITO have, in consultation with industry and stakeholders, developed Programmes of Industry Training (Programmes), and reviewed unit standards at Levels 3, 4, and 5 in Subfield: Horticulture; Domain: Landscape, to meet the requirements...