Accreditations

Accreditations

 

  • NZQA in 2016 gave accreditation to FIAT to deliver and assess teaching/training programme in Horticulture production to the level of National Certificate in Horticulture level 4 Advanced.
  • NZQA in Noveber 2016 conducted EER and gave FIAT category 3. Full report is available on http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/nqfdocs/provider-reports/8028.pdf . As requested by FIAT, NZQA has agreed to coduct next EER earlier than scheduled in Jan 2018.
  • NZQA in July 2017 gave FIAT accreditation to offer 'NZ Certificate in Horticulture Production L 4' and 'NZ Diploma in Horticulture Production L 5' which we plan to start offering from early 2018. 
  • Accreditation from Primary ITO We are accredited for training and assessing in-job staff to the level of National Certificate in Horticulture L4 Advanced
  • Associate member of the HortNZ which is a National industry and represents 5,500 commercial fruit and vegetable growers, providing strategic direction and focus, building strong relationships with product groups and associations and working at both a national and regional level. ( www.hortnz.co.nz )
  • NZ GAP (Good Agricultural Practices): We are GAP  accredited for the last ten years to ensure maintain high standards in practices and operations at workplace. NZ GAP is a quality assurance programme that provides a traceable, accountable system from crop to customer for production of horticultural crops. It ensures that best practices are in place for the production, packaging and distribution of New Zealand fresh produce, and reduces the risk of health, safety and environmental issues - so customers can buy with confidence. http://www.nzgap.org.nz/
  • ‘Growsafe and approved hander’ certificate holder which covers knowledge and practices required for safe, responsible and effective use of agrichemicals, based on the Industry Standard, www.growsafe.co.nz
  • Export certification for export of Cymbidium cut flowers to USA
  • Signatory to code of practice for international students