L2 Horticulture & Sustainability - Semester A

2HSUA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Neville

Level 2 Horticulture & Sustainability - Semester A

Students will learn advanced propagation techniques such as taking cuttings and grafting.  They will grow a garden from seed, as well as growing cuttings in the hothouse.

They will also carry out an extended practical investigation into an area of interest, such as the effects of light, heat or water on growth or germination, and related to promoting optimum growth in food crops.



Pathway

L3 Horticulture & Sustainability - Semester A

Prior Learning & Prerequisites

Year 10 Horticulture & Sustainability OR

Level 1 Horticulture & Sustainability OR

L1 Biology

In some cases, students who have not completed any of these courses will be admitted at the discretion of the Teacher in Charge.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91289 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.1 - Carry out an extended practical agricultural or horticultural investigation
2
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91291 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of advanced plant propagation techniques used for commercial production in New Zealand
2
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Pathway Tags

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


Related Videos
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Disclaimer

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.