Inspired By Excellence & Innovation

Land Based Training Limited (LBT) was incorporated on the 9th day of December 1996 and is registered as a Private Training Establishment by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) under the provisions of the Education Act 1989 and its subsequent amendments.

Land Based Training Limited is an innovative Tertiary Education Provider with its head office based in Whanganui and branching out with courses and facilities throughout New Zealand.

Land Based Training is classed as a Category Two Provider through NZQA’s External Evaluation and Review (EER) process and is nationally accredited by NZQA to deliver New Zealand qualifications from level 2 to level 5. We are a multi funded provider through the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), Ministry of Social Development (MSD), Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT), Secondary Schools and private businesses.

Current Programmes Offered:

Foundation Skills
Literacy and Numeracy
Workplace Literacy and Numeracy
Horticulture and Forestry
Civil Infrastructure
Residential Property Maintenance with BCATS
Pest Control and Monitoring

Land Based Training is a signatory to the Code of Practice for International Students. We continue to work with Education New Zealand in developing our International portfolio targeting linkages with countries such as China, Uruguay, Botswana and Europe.

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I got my level 3 Dairy Farming through Land Based Training. It was so cool. I met nice people and the tutor is awesome. I class them all as the naki whanau

Pip Davis

Yeah the best course around to be honest. Learnt so much!

Brandon Te Kahu

I’m a level 2 Horticulture student and the tutors are so awesome and supportive. The other students are cool, we are a fun bunch. I have learnt so much in a short amount of time.

Kelly Wheatley

Awesome course, learning heaps & loving it! Free knowledge, a priceless gift I will always be grateful for.

Meredith Everett