Ōtorohanga Information Session
Are you interested in studying with Wintec Ōtorohanga in 2020? Come along to one of our information sessions and find out more.
This programme provides further project work for students to advance their skills into more specialised areas, and develop their independent assessment, contractual and research, and process skill. Through work integration, students are able to immerse themselves in the real-life work environment, gaining practical interpersonal skills and mentorship from professionals in industry.
Tutors become facilitators in the education process, challenging students thought processes and coaching their ideas, as the students pathway into the arboriculture profession.
Students will gain advanced knowledge of tree health and management, and be seen as a specialist in urban forest management for planning and development decision making.
Note: no value in the pre/co-requisite columns means there are no pre/co-requisites for that module.
|Module Code||Module Title||Level||Credits||Pre-Requisites||Co-Requisites|
|ARBO600||Advanced Arboriculture Law||6||10|
|ARBO601||Advanced Tree Biology and Mechanics||6||10|
|ARBO602||Entomology in Trees||6||5|
|ARBO603||Pathology in Trees||6||5|
|ARBO604||Advanced Tree Inspection||6||5|
|ARBO605||Hazard Analysis of Trees||6||5|
|ARBO606||Advanced Tree Valuation||6||5|
|ARBO607||Notable Tree Valuation and Registration||6||5|
|ARBO608||Procurement of Arboriculture Contracts||6||5|
|ARBO609||Monitoring Arboriculture Contracts||6||10|
|ARBO610||Arboricultural Management Practice||6||10|
|ARBO611||Tree Planting Plans for Contracts||6||10|
|ARBO612||Contractual Tree Identification||6||10|
|ARBO613||Arboriculture Research Topic||6 ||10|
|ARBO614||Urban Forest Management Research||6||10|
You can apply for this programme if you meet one of the below options.
Based on study completed after school (tertiary study)
Based on your work experience (on the job)
If you can demonstrate relevant knowledge, skills and experience that you have gained through work experience, that will help you to be successful in the programme.
Based on discretionary entrance
If you don’t meet any of the above options, and you think you have what it takes to complete this programme, you can apply for discretionary entrance. Your application may be accepted if you can demonstrate a good chance of success. Approval of discretionary entrance applications is decided by the relevant manager. If your application is approved, your acceptance into further programmes relies on you demonstrating success in this programme.
Candidates without relevant qualifications may be required to participate in an interview and selection process. The following may be considered in the selection process:
i. The completion of a study skills assessment to demonstrate the level of academic skill necessary to successfully complete the programme.
ii. Previous experience working in the arboriculture sector. May include previous employment or voluntary work.
iii. Personal qualities such as responsibility, teamwork and practical skills.
English language requirements
Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 6 in the academic band, with no individual band score lower than 5.5; or equivalent.
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.
Date: Tuesday 28 January 2020
Venue: Hamilton Gardens Campus, Gate 2, Cobham Drive.
What you need to know:
Please wear covered in shoes (i.e. not Jandals) if you do not have safety boots on your first day for practical activities
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.
If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:
New Zealand-based suppliers
General book suppliers
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