Otago Polytechnic

Organic certification short course

Learn what is required to become a fully-certified organic property.

This includes information about the certifying agencies, how to become certified and what you may need to consider to gain full organic status.

Dates

This is a two day course with each day running from 9.00am-3.00pm. 

It will run on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 May, 2016.

Content

Demonstrate knowledge of obtaining and maintaining organic certification for horticulture operations (5 credits).

Materials and clothing

Please wear warm clothing suitable for learning in an outdoor environment. All materials and equipment are supplied for this course. 

Assessment

These courses are based around unit standards within the National Certificate in Horticulture (Level 4) qualification. If you wish to officially gain the unit standard(s), you can sit an assessment and will receive a certificate recognising your achievement.

If you are learning for interest, you do not have to sit an assessment and will receive a Certificate of Attendance to demonstrate that you completed the course.   

For more information

Please contact Jo.Wakelin@op.ac.nz or Alex.Huffadine@op.ac.nz or phone 0800 765 9276.

To enrol

Please complete the short course enrolment form and return to our Central Otago campus.

For help with enrolments, please contact Barbara.Emmit@op.ac.nz

Disclaimer

While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.

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