52 weeks including 47 full-time teaching weeks (34 of which are on campus) and 5 weeks of study breaks
2021: $5,362 plus $220 Student Services Levy
A Compulsory Student Services Fee also applies ($240 for fulltime students).
Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection. View course details for individual fees.
NZ2963 - New Zealand Certificate in Conservation (Operations) (Level 4)
Roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty in the outdoors as you learn the core skills required to become a ranger.
|This programme is eligible for fees-free under the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). Find full details about the fund here.(external link)|
Work alongside the Department of Conservation and regional council staff to complete a mixture of practical and theory skills geared towards entry into a career in conservation.
Skills taught include:
This 12-month programme is full time. Classes are 9 am - 3 pm, 5 days a week, and you will be based at the NMIT Richmond campus.
Kaitiaki Whenua – Project Moturoa is an alternative way of studying the New Zealand Certificate in Conservation (Operations), Level 4 and is an initiative that connects learners with local iwi and includes marae-based education.
This delivery of the programme has a strong focus on Te Ao Māori so you will be learning how to approach conservation from a Māori worldview.