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:
Establishment and maintenance of gardens

Weed control by physical means

Plant classification and naming
Asexual and Sexual propagation of plants
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: 30 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 30 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 21027 v4
NZQA Info
Plant and maintain displays of bedding plants or bulbs or herbaceous perennials under close supervision

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 10
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
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

U.S. 29495 v1
NZQA Info
Control weeds by physical means using appropriate equipment under close supervision

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29499 v1
NZQA Info
Identify a range of plants by botanical and common name, and their basic features

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29508 v1
NZQA Info
Sow seeds and monitor germination and emergence under close supervision

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 30
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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