L1 Sustainable Horticulture
Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Neville
L1 Horticulture & Sustainability
This course includes plant propagation techniques (growing a vegetable garden) and the skills associated with successfully growing food crops. Students learn about plant structure and function and how to enhance conditions to get the best growth rates from crops, through investigation. They will grow a garden and keep a log book of the tools they use and be able to describe how they use them. Students will also carry out an investigations into the best ways to grow plants from seed. As well as this, the course will introduce landscape design where students will design an outside area using plants to enhance the aesthetics.
Prior Learning & Prerequisites
Plant structure and function from junior science.
Year 10 Horticulture and Sustainability.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Beekeeper, Arborist, Farmer/Farm Manager, Biosecurity Officer, Crop Worker, Crop Farmer/Manager, Forest Manager, Forestry and Logging Worker, Forestry Scientist, Landscaper, Groundsperson, Nursery Grower/Worker, Packhouse Worker, Quarantine Officer, Orchard Farmer/Manager, Butcher, Landscape Architect,
Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.