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Horowhenua College

Level 1 Agriculture Horticulture

Course Purpose and learning Outcomes

  • To become familiar with practical skills associated with agricultural or horticultural production
  • To demonstrate knowledge of plant and livestock production
  • To demonstrate knowledge of primary production management practices and their impact on the environment
  • Design  a landscape plan so it meets the user requirements

Strands

Assessment

Assessment Details

Type of Assessment

and credit value

Skills

US 2803

Maintain a documented work record of agricultural/ horticultural activities

US 1

Prepare and sow outdoor seedbeds manually

AS 90157

Demonstrate practical skills used in agricultural or horticultural production

US 23783

Grow and maintain plants in containers from seed

Terms 1-4

Terms 1-3

Terms 1-3

Terms 1-3

Internal Unit Standard.

5 credits

Internal Unit Standard.

5 credits

Internal Achievement Standard.

4 credits

Internal Unit standard.

5 credits

Plant and Livestock production

AS  90923

Demonstrate knowledge of basic plant propagation techniques.

OR

AS 90155

Demonstrate knowledge of pasture/crop management practices

Terms 1-3

Internal Achievement Standard.

4 credits

Internal Achievement Standard.

4 credits

Physical environment

AS 90160

Demonstrate knowledge of the impact on the environment of primary production management practices

AS 90922

Design a landscape plan that reflects user requirements

Terms 3-4

Internal Achievement Standard.

3 credits

Internal Achievement Standard.

3 credits

              29 Credits total       



 Course Requirements

1B5 Exercise book

Field trips costs to be advised

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

There will be resubmission opportunities will be offered where deemed appropriate.

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