L1 Horticulture & Sustainability - Semester B

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Neville

Level 1 Horticulture & Sustainability - Semester B

This course takes the plant knowledge learnt in Semester A and transfers it into a landscape design.  Students will design an area, either a lunch area within the school or an area of their own choosing. There is also an external which focuses on plant management practices and plant physiology.

Prior Learning & Prerequisites

Plant structure and function.  

Semester A is useful prior knowledge for both the landscape design standard and the external exam.  Students need a solid understanding of plant structure as well as the processes that plants carry out, such as photosynthesis and respiration.  It is recommended that the student has some prior knowledge in this area, either through the Junior Plant Science Course or Year 10 Sustainable Horticulture.


Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.

Total Credits Available: 8 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90922 v2
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.8 - Design a landscape plan that reflects user requirements
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90924 v2
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.10 - Demonstrate knowledge of horticultural plant management practices and related plant physiology
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 8
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 5
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0


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.

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