HTS23S

HORTICULTURE 23S - Semester

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss L. World

Horticulture and the Land

This course provides an introduction to horticulture and plant growth. It focuses primarily on the practical skills associated with raising plants.

Topics include:
• Practical management of plant growth and development
• Produce a landscape plan
• Plant propagation techniques (Commercial and Personal)

The students may select from practical and theoretical standards that relate to plant propagation and student will NOT complete all standards listed below, but 2-3 will be selected from the list and students can expect to attempt a maximum of 10 credits. 
Future Possibilities
Agricultural, Horticultural, Viticulture industry training courses.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Approximately $20.00 transport to venues for field trips.
$10.00 for workbooks.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students are recommended to have gained at least 12 credits in Level 1 Science achievement standards if the wish to pursue the achievement standards. 

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91296 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.8 - Produce a landscape plan
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91291 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of advanced plant propagation techniques used for commercial production in New Zealand
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
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
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 8
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0