Learn to protect land, life and environments in a sustainable way with a Conservation qualification from Otago Polytechnic. Gain experience applying beneficial practices associated with water, kai (food) and plants with a hands-on study approach.
Develop your understanding of how to protect Aotearoa’s unique and beautiful landscape. Learn how to sustainably care for the environment, gaining the knowledge to successfully identify areas of change, opportunity and growth. The environmental skills you’ll gain will allow you to hit the ground running in the conservation industry.
Our qualifications are tailored towards you and your abilities, with a range of delivery methods. Gain practical outdoors experience learning traditional harvesting techniques or explore native plant propagation online from the comfort of your own home.
Horticulture, Study Prep & Pathways
9 Weeks Full-time
Entry-level roles, Further tertiary study
Agriculture & Animal Healthcare, Horticulture
20 Weeks Full-time
Kokiri Training Centre, Dunedin
Conservationist, Guide, Host, Tourism, Wellbeing Assessor, Whānau Support