HOR8

Horticulture - NECA Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Brownlee

This course continues to build students Horticultural knowledge from Level 1 and Level 2 Horticulture in following areas:
Plant identification and naming
Plant processes and life cycles
Production Horticulture industry
Revegetation of bush areas

This course leads 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.

Depending on cohort requirements, appropriate standards will be chosen at start of year


Recommended Prior Learning

HOR7 recommended, do not necessarily need to have passed NCEA Level 2. Get HOD approval

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 21031 v4
NZQA Info
Identify ephemerals, annuals, herbaceous perennials, biennials, and bulbs and their use in amenity horticulture
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11

U.S. 22175 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate understanding of soil properties and their effect on plant growth
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 3

U.S. 22178 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of plant processes and plant life cycles
Level: 3
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. 27210 v2
NZQA Info
Identify and describe weeds, and methods of prevention and control
Level: 3
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: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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