New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Fruit Production) - Viticulture
Level 4

New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Level 4) (Fruit Production) - Viticulture

  • We are evolving

    From 2023, NMIT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of
    Te Pūkenga, and you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. See more here.

  • Locations and dates


    22 August 2022
    19 September 2022
    23 January 2023
    8 May 2023
    17 July 2023
    21 August 2023
    18 September 2023
  • Length

    24 weeks full-time: 22 teaching weeks plus 2 holiday weeks. Currently only offered part-time.

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    2022: $720 plus $180 Student Services Levy

    Compulsory Student Services Levy applies ($2 per credit).

    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection.

    View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code


Free programme.

Learn about grape production operations and how to make yourself a valuable part of a winegrowing team.

This programme is eligible for fees-free under the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). Please note fees will only be covered under TTAF until 31 December 2022. See the full details here.(external link) Students are advised to enquire about their eligibility for any other fees-free funding when enrolling.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the winegrowing industry with individuals who have the skill and knowledge to supervise operations in winegrowing.

This programme covers the hands-on and theoretical knowledge you need to successfully look after a vineyard and supervise staff.

With study options that allow you to easily study around work, it is perfect for leading-hands and supervisors, or vineyard staff looking to step up the ladder to become a supervisor.


  • Grape production operations throughout the calendar year
  • Crop protection programmes
  • Winegrowing management techniques to optimise fruit quality production
  • Supervision, team building and communication skills









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