HOR7

Horticulture - NCEA Level 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Brownlee

This course combines Horticulture theory with practice.
The range of topics are:
Plant selection and planning gardens
Produce a landscape plan
Establishment and maintenance of gardens
Plant classification and naming
Plant structure and function
Propagating plants by cuttings

This course leads onto Level 3 Horticulture and then into different horticultural fields such as Amenity, Arboriculture, Landscape design and Landscape construction at tertiary level. This course will also gives students a good level of horticultural knowledge and skills so they can go into employment.


Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 or Year 11 Level 1 Horticulture, Agriculture Science students can also approach the HOD AgHort

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 22177 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the structure and function of plants
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10

U.S. 22183 v2
NZQA Info
Plant out horticulture crops by hand
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11

U.S. 23781 v2
NZQA Info
Grow and pot up plants from stem cuttings
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

U.S. 27708 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of sexual and asexual plant propagation
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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