New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Nursery Production)
Level 4

New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Level 4) (Nursery Production)

  • NMIT is part of Te Pūkenga

    This means that you will now graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more

  • Locations and dates


    Flexible start dates - 19 February, 11 March, 22 April, 20 May, 08 August, 23 September, 04 November
  • Study options

    Full-time or part-time

  • Length

    Full-time 46 weeks including 9 weeks of study breaks; or up to 3 years part-time

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    2024: $1,109 plus $268 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


Learn the skills needed to work in today's commercial nurseries.

garden growing

This programme is for you if you are already working in the nursery industry or looking to gain skills for employment in this field.

Learn how to propagate plants and identify good business practices while gaining an understanding of how to optimise plant growth and health using industry tools and techniques.

A stepping stone into a career growing plants and trees, and a job that could range from fruit growing or vegetable production, landscaping for homes or parks, a plant nursery enterprise, to tree production and revegetation to enhance our environment in line with the one billion trees programme.

Learn the skills needed to work in the Nursery Industry growing plants for food production and forestry, plants for our landscapes and native revegetation to enhance our natural environment.








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