Invest Training Solutions

NMIT and Invest Training Solutions have partnered together to offer horticulture businesses in-house staff training nationwide.
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Brent Ingles and Grant Ingles, Directors of Invest Training Solutions, Brian Johnston NMIT Executive Director - Finance and Campus Services, and Wayne Jackson NMIT Chief Executive.

Upskilling your team can strengthen a business by increasing productivity, and ensuring the retention of valued staff. However, it’s not always easy to decide on the best training pathway to implement to ensure staff stay engaged.

As training brokers, Invest Training Solutions(external link) will work with you to identify the training that will best support the growth of your managers and general staff to grow their knowledge and capabilities.

Their experienced team will work with your staff every step of the way to enrol on the appropriate programmes, and provide continued support with in-business study support, online study guidance, and where needed, physical demonstrations. 

Contact Grant at Invest Training Solutions(external link) to discuss the needs of your company today: 

Grant Ingles, Director Business Development 

Ph: 029 250 7006, or email grant@investintraining.co.nz 

 

Invest Training Solutions offer the following qualifications from NMIT

Leadership for Primary Industries, Level 4(external link)

This micro-credential is designed to provide the primary industries sector with individuals who have leadership capability tailored to the specific requirements of the sector.

Project Management for Primary Industries, Level 4(external link)

This micro-credential is designed to upskill current primary industry employees, from the workforce to project managers, enabling them to increase their essential knowledge, skill and capabilities within their area of employment.

New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Nursery Production), Level 4(external link)

Staff will learn the skills needed to work in the nursery industry, this programme includes training on the nursery environment, operations, crop selection, crop protection, equipment, management and marketing, and human resources.

New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Viticulture), Level 4(external link)

Staff will learn the skills needed to work in the viticulture industry, this programme focuses on the hands-on and theoretical knowledge you need to successfully look after a vineyard and supervise staff.

New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (General), Level 3(external link)

Staff will learn the skills needed to work in the nursery industry, this programme includes training on plant science, the growing environment, plant health, propagation and cultivation, and growing systems.

Primary Industry Skills (Horticulture), Level 2(external link)

This industry-recognised programme focuses on gaining the introductory skills and experience needed to work in the horticulture industry with an emphasis on safe work practices. A number of skills can be converted into a bespoke course to fit your business including first aid, Growsafe, tree pruning, crop health, irrigation systems, or chainsaw use.

 

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