Horticulture Courses​

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Skills Update Training and Education Group is committed to consistently providing high quality education and training services to our communities. Gain skills that will give you the job. Our Quality Assurance Team is dedicated to the ongoing improvement of our organisation. As a Category 1 provider (NZQA’s highest rating for Educational Performance and Self-Assessment), you can be assured that our programmes will be amongst the best in the education sector. Our tutoring team has many years of industry experience and continue to maintain relationships with industry organisations to promote ongoing relevance, demand and work-based training.

Why Study This Programme?

Career Opportunities

Is a doorway into the diverse range of careers in horticulture.

Orchards & Gardens

Very suitable for people who want skills they can use on lifestyle blocks, home orchards and gardens.

Types Of Plants

Learn how and why to choose plants for specific growing situations.

Plant Propagation

Gives you skills in different methods of propagating and looking after plants.

Dealing With Pests & Weeds

Teaches you how to look after the soil and ways of controlling pests, diseases and weed.

Delivered Around You

Our part-time programmes are delivered in evenings and weekends so that you can acquire new skills without leaving your day job.

What past Students Say

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"The tutor Sue was very accommodating, knowledgeable and supportive. The facilities are always tidy, provide resources on time and fit for purpose.

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"Skills Update has provided me with the tools and knowledge to succeed. The Tutor, students and staff all work together as a team to help us reach our goals."

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"Having work experience in the Logistic field, I now have the theoretical knowledge which will aid my career path to Management."

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“I like studying here at Skills Update because of the friendly faces and how we treat each other. It makes it a little easier to settle in and focus on learning and meeting new people.”

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“I enjoyed this course because I get to cook and bake for the teachers and learn more about hospitality. It is rewarding to see teachers enjoy our creations.”

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"Taking the Health & Wellbeing Level 3 course has been invaluable to me."

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