Horticulture - NCEA Level 2
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
Total Credits Available: 30 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 30 credits.
Term: 2, Week: 10
Term: 1, Week: 11