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Level 2 Horticulture – Theory

Level 2

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

There will be hands on activities such as practical’s, field work, experiments, and demonstrations. Theory work will involve both individual and group work along with reading, writing and problem solving and research skills.

Course Information

What Knowledge Will I Develop?

Through a range of learning experiences students will develop their understanding of soil management, the environmental impact of horticulture, plant reproduction, growth and development. Students will also develop landscape design 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 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 (US) 3 y y 16-09-2021
27215 Prepare to apply agrichemicals using handheld equipment (US) 5 y y 16-09-2021
91297 Demonstrate understanding of land use for primary production in New Zealand. 4 y y 19-11-2021
91291 Demonstrate understanding of advanced plant propagation techniques used for commercial production in New Zealand. 4 y y y 15-07-2021
91296 Produce a landscape plan. 4 y y y 13-05-2021
91292 Demonstrate understanding of how management practices influence plant growth and development in NZ commercial production 4 y y 15-04-2021
Credits: 25-37
Does this course provide a pathway to University Entrance? Yes

Entry Requirements

Satisfactory achievement from previous level of study or with HOD approval.

Course Related Costs

No course costs for students.

Companion Subjects

Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Geography, Technology

Subject Combination Notes

Not applicable