TRAINING IN
NORTHLAND

ENTRY LEVEL TRAINING

Northland has a range of courses available for school leavers and people wanting to make a start in forestry.

The training generally focuses on forestry foundation skills (NZQA Level 2) and on completing the course, trainees will be ready to start work. Foundation training in Northland is mainly aimed at getting people into tree planting and tending (silviculture) work.

SNAPSHOT INFO

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Location

MULTIPLE OPTIONS

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Duration

Some full-time, some block

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Entry requirements

No specific requirements

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Relevant jobs

Planting and tending forests

TRAINING PROVIDERS AND COURSES

Training provider Type of training Where offered Contact
Northtec Forestry foundation skills Level 2 (Levels 3 and 4 available) Four campuses in Northland www.northtec.ac.nz/programmes/forestry
Forest Protection Services Tupu Ake programme – Forestry foundation skills Northland Kevin Ihaka
Kevin.ihaka@forestprotection.co.nz 
Ngati Hine Forestry Trust Manuka plantation training programme Taitokerau

Rowena.nhft@xtra.co.nz 

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COURSE CONTENT

Foundation courses teach practical skills.

COURSE COSTS

In many cases, entry level courses are subsidised or free, and students are given assistance with other costs. 

Contact the relevant training provider and they will be happy to give you more details.