Diploma in Plant Science | NWU

APS Required

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Duration

3 year(s)

Type

Diploma

Delivery

Full-time

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Requirements

  • English level 3
  • Physical Science level 3 OR Life Science level 3 OR Agricultural Science level 4
  • Mathematics level 3 OR Technical Mathematics level 4 OR Mathematical Literacy level 5

Field

Crop Production

Career Prospects

  • Horticulturist: Taking care of plants in nurseries, parks, gardens, vineyards, or orchards.
  • Crop Production Technician: Working on farms with a focus on crop management, maximizing yields, and pest control.
  • Landscaper: Designing and creating outdoor spaces with plants, ideal if you’ve got a creative side.
  • Agricultural Research Technician: Helping scientists with experiments and research related to plant breeding, crop improvement, etc.
  • Sales Representative (Plant-related Products): Selling seeds, fertilizer, pesticides, or other agricultural inputs with technical know-how.
  • Environmental Consulting: Helping assess and manage the impact of developments or projects on plant life.
  • Plant Conservation: Working with organizations to protect and restore endangered plant species.
  • Botanical Gardens or Herbaria: Caring for plant collections and preserving specimens for research.
  • Education: Teaching others about plant science in a school or training center.
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