Horticulture Industry Skills

New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Horticulture) Level 2

Suitable for those new to the horticulture industry and those required to carry out a range of seasonal production tasks working under close supervision. You are able to tailor the programme to suit individual needs.

Course summary




7 months

Start date



This programme is made up of compulsory and optional components:

Health and Safety (compulsory component)

At the end of the topic you will be able to:

  • Locate hazards and describe safety procedures,
  • Work safely in a rural workplace
  • Understand the consequences of injury.

Sector topics

You will be able to choose from the following:

  • Fruit Production
  • Nursery Production
  • Outdoor vegetable production
  • Indoor crop production – vines
  • Indoor crop production – leafy greens, herbs, flowers
  • Vehicles – light utility vehicle (LUV), basic wheel tractor with an attached implement, forklift, or quadbike.

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