Certificate in Horticulture
(Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (General) (Level 3)
32 WeeksStudy from homePart-time

We’ve filled our 2024 Horticulture intakes due to overwhelming interest. Stay tuned to our website for the release of 2025 dates which are coming soon.

Whether you're a gardening enthusiast or looking to start a career in the industry, our brand new flexible online program provides you with comprehensive knowledge of how to grow and manage plants - fruit and vegetables and flowers. 

Gain comprehensive knowledge of New Zealand and Māori soil and plant practices, explore various techniques employed for plant cultivation and maintenance, and establish a connection with a community garden that can assist you in cultivating your own home garden.

Apply the skills acquired in this course to either revitalize your existing garden or initiate your first step into the horticulture sector, encompassing opportunities like landscape design, nursery management, urban agriculture, and farming.

Why study Horticulture with NZMA online?

  • Alleviate the cost of living crisis by growing your own fruit & veg!

  • Make a positive impact in the world towards sustainability 

  • Study at your own pace with online study 

  • Access your course materials and complete assignments at any time

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  • You will learn:

  • A deep understanding of plant anatomy and propagation. 

  • How organic Market Gardens & Farms function. 

  • Approaches to growing plants/crop/crop modelling. 

  • NZ soil science and nutrition through a Māori Cultural lens - Hua Parakore. 

  • How to solve complex problems such as pest and disease management and environmental conditions.

  • With practical projects where you will start growing your own plants.  

  • Strong community focus linked to community gardens.

Course start dates


Enquire now for this course's next intake date


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