HORTICULTURE 23S - Semester

HTS23S
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

SCIENCE 31F - Full Year

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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 2803 v5 Maintain a documented work record for a primary industry operation
2
I
5
U.S. 23781 v2 Grow and pot up plants from stem cuttings
2
I
5
U.S. 29502 v1 Plant out by hand under close supervision
2
I
5
A.S. 91291 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of advanced plant propagation techniques used for commercial production in New Zealand
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91296 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.8 - Produce a landscape plan
2
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 23 credits.