L1HORT

L1 Horticulture

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Grattan

This course offers both a “hands-on” experience by maintaining an outdoor garden plot and by growing plants in the greenhouse, together with the opportunity to study some aspects of plant structure, propagation and management. 

Skills in plant husbandry will be developed together with an understanding of different aspects of Horticulture such as Amenity Horticulture and Landscape Design. Successful completion of the course will lead into L2HORT and also into industry at the entry level.

This course will be internally assessed to a selection of Achievement Standards and Unit Standards with students having the opportunity to gain up to 25 credits at L1.


Course Costs

Seeds, fertilizer and potting mix $30.00

Required Prior Learning

Recommendation of your Year 10 Science Teacher and at the discretion of HOD Science.

Pathway

Course Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 28 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 1 v5
NZQA Info
Prepare and sow outdoor seedbeds manually

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23780 v1
NZQA Info
Undertake general garden maintenance

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23782 v1
NZQA Info
Identify containers, materials, plants, and tools used in plant propagation

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23783 v1
NZQA Info
Grow and maintain plants in containers from seed

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90157 v4
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.2 - Demonstrate practical skills used in agricultural or horticultural production

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90922 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.8 - Design a landscape plan that reflects user requirements

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90923 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.9 - Demonstrate knowledge of basic plant propagation techniques

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 28
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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