• General requirements
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Chainsaw operations
  • Tikanga ā Iwi
  • Processing on the landing
  • Fire fighting
  • Environmental issues
  • Work experience

Graduates will acquire basic foundation skills needed to progress to higher learning or sustainable employment in the forestry industry.  Through this programme you can complete a range of national certificates aligned to your interests and goals as well as NCEA Level 2 with Primary Industries Vocational Pathways. Daily travel is provided.

At completion of this programme graduates will have industry relevant transportable skills and knowledge recognised through a pre employment qualification that will enable them to progress on to higher level learning and ultimately, with such good grounding, gain meaningful and sustainable employment in forestry, within Iwi Maori enterprise and the wider industries.


Course length
26 Weeks
Enrol anytime
National Certificate in Educational Achievement Level 2
Zero Fees