International Diploma in Nursery Production (Level 5) in Manukau Institute of Technology

Manukau Institute of Technology

Campus: MIT Otara

Duration: 16 months

Intake: March and July

*Fee: $19,700 (approx.) per academic year

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Course features:

Get experience in planting, shearing, nursery operations and production, employing and maintaining tools and machinery to attain the knowledge needed to shape future in the nursery production industry.

Shape your skills and knowledge of parks and gardens.

Carry out nursery operations and production activities. Through this course, perform particularly nursery operation and production activities and plan and manage a nursery growing atmosphere.

After completion of diploma you will be a graduate in Horticulture Services (Level 4) with strands in Nursery Production and the New Zealand Diploma in Horticulture Production (Level 5) with a strand in Nursery Production.

Course structure:

This Diploma is based on practical activities and theory context covered over 11 courses:

The courses are:

Plants and Maintenance, Nursery Operations and Production, Advanced Nursery Operations and Production, Work Placement, Introduction to Leadership, The Safe Business, The Thriving Business, Organisation Operations, Specialist Project Nursery Production A, Specialist Project Nursery Production B, Advanced Work Placement.

Further study options:

Indoor Production Qualifications

MIT Diploma in Business

New Zealand Diploma in Business

Career Outcomes:

Learners will have best skills to manage horticulture production operations. Career outcomes include Crop Manager, Crop Technician, and Production Manager.

Eligibility criteria

Academic eligibility:

10+2 in medical/ non-medical

English language proficiency score:

  1. IELTS score of 5.5 with no less than 5
  2. Speaking, Reading, Writing and listening score required is 5
  3. TOEFL Score of 46 is required with a writing score of 14
  4. PTE required score is 42

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