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Education Options at Otago Polytechnic
Protect health and safety in the workplace
This subject introduces learners to workplace health and safety legislation in New Zealand and enables them to play an active role in ensuring the health and safety of themselves and others in the workplace.
Use and maintain small, powered amenity machinery and equipment
This subject is for people working or intending to work in amenity horticulture who would like to use and maintain small, powered amenity machinery and equipment.
Demonstrate knowledge of permaculture and plan a site
This subject will enable learners to: describe the principles of permaculture; outline procedures used to analyse a site for permaculture; create a permaculture plan for a selected site; and describe considerations when implementing the permaculture plan.
The History and Traditions of Landscaping
This subject is for people working, or intending to work, in landscaping who would like to explore how we have arrived at the themes used in garden design today.
The Development of Organic Horticulture in New Zealand
This subject will be useful for people who would like to explore the social and cultural factors that have influenced the development of organic horticulture in New Zealand. Learners will also look at the environmental and commercial factors that influence organic horticulture and then be able to define key factors that would help determine the viability of an organic horticulture venture.
Demonstrate and Apply Knowledge of Vermiculture
This subject will be useful for people who are interested in worm farming who would like to apply the principles of vermiculture and describe the use of products of vermiculture.
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