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 v5
NZQA Info
Plant and maintain displays of bedding plants
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 v2
NZQA Info
Control weeds by physical means using appropriate equipment
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29499 v2
NZQA Info
Identify a range of plants by botanical and common name, and their basic features
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29508 v2
NZQA Info
Sow seeds and monitor germination and emergence
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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