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The program curriculum and the success of KPU's diploma graduates have established the Horticulture Technology Diploma with or without specialization as a highly valued credential in the workplace.
The Diploma program combines theory and technique with best horticulture practice. Students learn how to use the tools and technologies that are an everyday part of industry workplace.
The program also provides students with a foundation in horticulture science. Students develop an understanding of the environmental requirements for optimum plant growth. Best practice and sustainability are key learning outcomes.
All students must undertake a minimum 455 hours of 'Work Experience', typically completed between first and second year. This provides opportunity for students to apply their new skills and identify where their careers may lie after graduating.
The Diploma in Horticulture Technology can be completed without specialization or by choosing one of three specializations:
|English Proficiency for Pathway Entry||English Upgrading Course Options||Undergraduate Course Options|
|Assessed below English Studies 12 (C-)||ENGQ1||Not available for Pathway 1 students|
|ELST 0041 through ELST 01831|
|One of: (a) English Studies 12 (C-), (b) IELTS 5.5, or (c) equivalent (see full list below).||ENGQ 10891|
|ELST 0256 through ELST 02831||Up to 4 credits from the courses designated for Pathway 2 English Proficiency|
|One of: (a) English Studies 12 (C), (b) IELTS 6.0, or (c) equivalent (see full list below).||ENGQ 1091, 1092 or 10991||Up to 8 credits from courses designated for Pathway 2 or Pathway 3 English Proficiency|
|ELST 0365 through ELST 03831|
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