This certificate is ideal if you're already working in farming but want to up-skill and/or formalise your current work experience. Or, it's also perfect if you're new to the agriculture industry and are wanting to acquire some fundamental knowledge before pursuing a future in farming. Subject areas include hazard identification and control, use of agricultural vehicles including 4WDs, basic fencing, workplace safety, use of chainsaws and agrichemicals, and first aid.
Brett Carroll, Diploma in Horticulture Graduate
EIT has a good reputation in the horticulture field. They have great tutors that will inspire you and help you towards your goal. I know have the knowledge I need to develop my lifestyle block and to sustain the land for the enjoyment of others.
Paul is a Massey graduate and has been with the EIT for three years on a part time basis he grew up on the family farm in the Northern Wairarapa. Paul brings to the course over 20 years’ experience as a Rural Banker with the then National Bank and has banked agribusiness both large and small in the pastoral, horticultural and viticulture sectors here in the Hawke’s Bay.
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EIT together with Taratahi offer a practical and hands on learning experience. Our rural section runs a 45 ha. sheep and beef farm with sheep and cattle yards and a woolshed. Well stocked tractor and implement sheds provide students with the fencing, handpiece and forestry equipment to learn a wide range of agricultural skills. A demonstration vineyard is sited adjacent to the winery, as well as greenhouses, hydroponics and workrooms.
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