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Level 2 Horticulture – Skills

Level 2

Course Code: 2SHSK
Who can I talk to: Mr Matthews

There will be hands-on and practical activities, field work, and experiments. Students will be expected to work in groups and maintain garden beds around the school grounds for the whole year. Students will develop personal resposnsibility and group-work skills as they manage their garden beds.

Course Information

What Knowledge Will I Develop?

Students will develop their understanding of agrichemical safety and application, plant propagation and horticulture management practices. Students will learn health and safety skills.

How Will The Course Contribute To My Qualification?

Code Title Credits Internal External Core Optional L1 Literacy L1 Numeracy UE Reading UE Writing Date
24833 Identify and maintain fencing tools and equipment, and identify fencing construction materials and wire types (US) 4 y y 16-09-2021
2765 Plant trees and shrubs under close supervision (US) 5 y y 16-09-2021
24822 Install wooden battens for fencing 3 y y 16-09-2021
27215 Prepare to and apply agrichemicals using handheld equipment (US) 5 y y 16-09-2021
29508 Sow seeds and monitor germination and emergence under close supervision (US) 5 y y 01-07-2021
29508 Propagate plants by cuttings under close supervision (US) 5 y y 01-07-2021
29495 Control weeds by physical means using appropriate equipment under close supervision (US) 2 y y 01-04-2021
21027 Plant and maintain displays of bedding plants or bulbs or herbaceous perennials under close supervision. (US) 10 y y 15-10-2021
91289 Carry out an extended practical agricultural or horticultural investigation. 4 y y y y 26-02-2021
91289 Carry out an extended practical agricultural or horticultural investigation 4 y y y y 26-02-2021
Credits: 26-43
Does this course provide a pathway to University Entrance? No

Entry Requirements

All students welcome.

Course Related Costs

No course costs for students.

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Subject Combination Notes

Not applicable