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This programme is for those who have some general horticultural experience and/or a desire to work in arboriculture horticultural sector.
Students will learn the skills, knowledge and attributes needed to work in horticulture under limited supervision taking responsibility for work outcomes.
|Module code||Module name||Level||Credits||Pre-requisites||Co-requisites|
|HORT101||Workplace Health and Safety||1||3|
|HORT102||Provide Life Support||1||1|
|HORT201||Provide First Aid||2||1|
|HORT203||Chainsaw Operation||2||8||HORT101, HOR102,|
|HORT324||Managing First Aid in Emergency Situations||3||2|
|HORT331||Amenity Pests and Diseases||3||8|
|HORT333||Maintain Amenity Trees||3||8|
Graduates will have the qualifications necessary to become an arborist.
This qualification may lead to further study in the relevant strand of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Level 4), the New Zealand Certificate in Arboriculture (Level 5), and eventually leads to the Diploma in Arboriculture (Level 6).
This programme is open to anyone who wants to study. You don’t need any previous study or work experience to apply.
English language requirements
Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 5.5, with no individual band score lower than 5.0; or equivalent.
In accordance with industry guidelines, candidates will be expected to undertake drug screening at the commencement of this programme.
As some of the practical components within this programme are considered high risk, students will be required to submit to an initial drug screen, and may be required to submit to further drug screening if there is reasonable cause to suspect a student
is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, as per Wintec’s Drug & Alcohol Policy (OP-16/04).
Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our Welcome page.
Wintec extends a warm invitation to all new students to attend a Pōwhiri to welcome the semester ahead. After formalities, light refreshments will be served in the marae dining room, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa, Wintec City Campus.
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