L2HORT

L2 Horticulture Practical

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Grattan

This course develops students’ ability to grow plants and understand their structure and function. 

Following on from L1HORT this course develops the students’ ability to propagate plants and control the media used for this purpose. The course provides a foundation for students to go on to study at L3 through a Polytechnic or Industry Provider in the fields of Amenity Horticulture or Production Horticulture.

This course will be assessed to a selection of Unit Standards, all internal, with students having the opportunity to gain up to 25 credits at L2.


Course Costs

Seeds, fertilizer and potting mix. $30

Required Prior Learning

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

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. 22191 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of factors which influence plant growth

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

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23781 v2
NZQA Info
Grow and pot up plants from stem cuttings

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

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27708 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of sexual and asexual plant propagation

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

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29495 v1
NZQA Info
Control weeds by physical means using appropriate equipment under close supervision

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

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29508 v1
NZQA Info
Sow seeds and monitor germination and emergence under close supervision

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

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29663 v1
NZQA Info
Care for trees and shrubs under close supervision

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

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: 28
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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