L2 Horticultural Science

Subject Description

This course develops students’ ability to grow plants and understand their structure and function. They will learn about factors affecting production including environmental issues, soil, fertiliser, irrigation and develop their understanding of plant reproduction, growth and development.

This course may be a mixture of teacher guided and online self motivated learning (e.g Te Kura papers) 

Most students entered in this course will have at least 14 credits at Level 1 Science or Horticulture.

Required Prior Learning

Minimum entry requirement is L1 Achievement Standard in Science, or successful completion of L1HORT, or at the discretion of HOD Science.

Subject Costs

Seeds, fertilizer and potting mix. $30