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Introduction to Applied Horticulture (Level 3)

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Start a fulfilling career in the rapidly changing modern horticulture industry!

Learn the science behind growing great food and creating amazing outdoor living spaces. Get your hands dirty while growing a landscape that provides nourishment for mind, body and soul.

You’ll also learn to operate tractors, quad bikes and other horticultural machinery , while developing versatile practical skills, including fencing, irrigation , general repairs and the maintenance of structures and small machinery. 

After graduating, you’ll be able to build a career creating recreational spaces that are critical to our cities’ health and wellbeing, or join a production team that helps feed the world by producing quality fruit, vegetables, grains, seeds, flowers and trees.

Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (General) (Level 3) and the New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Vehicles Machinery and Infrastructure) (Level 3)
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Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
1 year


Jul 2024

Start Month

Jun 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • July 2024
  • February 2025
  • July 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time