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The forestry industry needs people who can apply leadership and technical knowledge to the long-term planning and management of forestry operations.
With this nationally recognised two-year diploma, you'll gain the skills and knowledge to work in a technical or management role within the forest growing and harvesting sectors. You could be helping to manage New Zealand's vast production forest estate - 40% of which is located in the Bay of Plenty and South Waikato regions.
You'll learn everything about the complex business of forest management, from planting through to harvesting and selling.
A good mix of theory and practical learning ensures you're job-ready at the end of the course. You visit industry to assess and analyse operations, write business plans and learn about setting up a forest management company.
You'll also become competent using a wide range of industry specific software.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
TOPICS YOU'LL COVER
Year One topics:
Year Two topics:
Employment within the growing and harvesting sectors of the forest industry in a technical or management role. This may include:
All international students must have: NCEA Level 2 with passes in English/Te Reo Maori or education achievement at least equivalent to NCEA Level 2, and a minimum of 42 credits at Level 3; or evidence of ability to complete academic requirements for the programme.
If you have specific medical needs or a medical condition, a medical certificate from your doctor may be required.
English Language requirements:
IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5; TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT) score of 60 (with a writing score of 18); TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) score of 550 (with an essay score of 5.0 TWE); Cambridge English Qualifications: B2 First, or B2 First for schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill; OET: Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests; PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42.
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