Training & Assessing Services

Training & Assessing Services

Training & assessing services with Thoughtplanters.
Training & assessing services with Thoughtplanters.
Practical training in arboriculture and utility line-clearance.
Practical training in arboriculture and utility line-clearance.

Thoughtplanters offers theory and practical training in all aspects of the horticulture, arboriculture and utility line-clearance industries. Our experienced and friendly team can take care of the training as well as manage the trainees. Whatever your training needs are, we're flexible enough to make it happen. 

How Thoughtplanters can help

Our training here at Thoughtplanters isn't limited to just a few aspects of training – we're versatile and offer a team of trainers who are specialists in many different areas. That's why our services cover the full spectrum of horticulture and arboriculture, from short courses to theory training and national qualifications. 

Some of the training services we offer are:

  • Local qualifications
  • National qualifications (New Zealand and Australia)
  • Refresher training
  • Induction training
  • Theory training
  • Safety training
  • First-line management/Supervisor training
  • NZQA Unit Standards
  • ASQA Units of Competency
  • Training only
  • Assessment only
  • Trainee management

If you don't have the option of travelling to access our horticulture training, our qualified trainers can come to you. We'll do the training in your workplace, making it as convenient as possible for you and your team. 

Job opportunities in horticulture in New Zealand

The demand for qualified horticulturists is expected to keep growing in New Zealand, making horticulture an excellent career option.  It's a diversified field, and qualification in horticulture or arboriculture opens up a wide range of opportunities. We have past students working as park rangers, arborists, gardeners on vineyards or orchards, forestry, and more. 

If you're dreaming of a career in a rewarding and purposeful industry – get in touch with us today to get your training.