New Zealand Diploma in Horticulture Production (Winegrowing)
Level 5

New Zealand Diploma in Horticulture Production (Level 5) (Winegrowing)

  • NMIT is part of Te Pūkenga

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

  • Locations and dates


    Flexible intakes available
  • Study options

    Part time

  • Length

    Part time: One day per fortnight in class plus online tutorials - duration 2 years.

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    2022: $800 plus $30 Student Services Levy per course, 2023: $822 plus $30 Student Services Levy per course

    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


New programme.

Build and acknowledge your skills as a winegrower with this programme designed to empower you as a leader with a keen eye for sustainable wine-growing operations.

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If you have gained significant operational experience in the viticulture industry or have transferrable skills in horticulture production operations, this programme will take you to the next step as a winegrower.

Much of the programme (150 hours) will be delivered through your workplace with support from Primary ITO, allowing you to integrate the practical and work-based components in your day-to-day work, combined with on-campus block courses.

You will learn leadership and relationship management skills that you can apply to how you work with team members or manage a team.

Upon graduating, you will also be able to contribute to your workplace with the following specialist skills and knowledge:

  • Planning and managing efficient, effective, and sustainable wine-growing operations
  • Planning and executing a sustainable wine grape protection programme to achieve grape quality specifications
  • To achieve a desirable wine quality, you will also build sustainable wine-growing techniques

Want to continue developing your skills? We recommend progressing to the New Zealand Diploma in Primary Industries Business Management(external link).








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