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Horowhenua College 2014

Level 2 Agriculture Horticulture


                   

 Course outline
    To carry out an extended practical agricultural or horticultural investigation
    To understand management practices and techniques which drive agriculture and horticulture production
    To demonstrate understanding of techniques to modify physical factors of the environment

    

Strands

Assessment

Assessment Details

Type of Assessment

and credit value

Skills and investigation

US 2803

Maintain a documented work record of agricultural/ horticultural activities

US 23781

Grow and pot up plants from stem cuttings

US 2765

Plant trees and shrubs

 

Terms  1-4

 

Terms 1-3

 

Terms 3-4

 

Internal Unit Standard

5 credits

Internal Unit Standard

5 credits

Internal Unit Standard

4 Credits Level 2

Plant and livestock production

US 27707

Demonstrate knowledge of plant propagation by budding, grafting, layering and tissue culture

US27708

Demonstrate knowledge of sexual and asexual plant propagation

AS 91293(2.5)

Demonstrate understanding of livestock reproductive techniques in commercial production in NZ

 

Terms 1-3

 

 

Terms 1-3

 

Term 3

 

Internal unit standard

5 credits

 

Internal unit standard

6 credits

Internal Achievement Standard

4 Credits Level 2

Physical environment

AS 91298 (2.10)

Report on the environmental impact of the production of a locally produced primary product OR

AS 91296

Produce a landscape plan

 

Field trip to local commercial grower

 

Terms 1-4

 

Internal Achievement Standard

4 Credits Level 2

 

Internal Achievement Standard

4 Credits Level 2

TOTAL

 

 

28 credits



Please refer to Horowhenua ‘Student Guide to NCEA’ regarding the rules associated with NZQA.

Reassessment and resubmission opportunities will be offered where deemed appropriate.

 

Stationery requirements

2B5 exercise book

Field trips costs to be advised