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NZ Diploma in Horticulture Production (Fruit Production) (Level 5)

Study Options



2 years


Level 5

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Grow your career

The NZ Diploma in Horticulture Production (Fruit Production) (Level 5) has been developed with industry to provide specialist technical skills and knowledge in the fruit production sector.

You will be given access to a range of resources and industry experts during the programme that will enhance your understanding and build on skills you may already have.

Your future career and study opportunities

As a graduate of the NZ Diploma in Horticulture Production (Fruit Production) (Level 5) your possible job and career opportunities can include:

  • Assistant manager
  • Manager
  • Advisor


There is one entry date per year:

  • January


Entry requirements

Entry with credit


As a graduate of the NZ Diploma in Horticulture Production (Fruit Production) (Level 5) you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate leadership and relationship management with team members and clients using a range of effective interpersonal skills relevant to the fruit production sector.
  • Plan and manage fruit production tasks to achieve production goals and standards.
  • Plan and manage a fruit crop protection programme to meet production goals and quality.

Subject areas

  • Leadership qualities
  • Labour management
  • Physical resource management
  • Safe horticultural business
  • Horticulture business skills
  • Crop production
  • Crop protection
  • Horticulture research

Academic learning services

Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT | Te Pūkenga. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.

We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.

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Hawke’s Bay Campus




EIT | Te Pūkenga offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels.  Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study.  Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.  

You can find a list of EIT | Te Pūkenga scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally.  Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT | Te Pūkenga or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT | Te Pūkenga to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact scholarships@eit.ac.nz or call in for a chat.