HTS23S

HORTICULTURE 23S - Semester

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Taylor


Horticulture and the Land

This course provides an introduction to horticulture and plant growth. It focuses primarily on the practical skills associated with raising plants.

Topics include:
•Practical management of plant growth and development
•Produce a landscape plan
•Plant propagation techniques (Commercial and Personal)

The students may select from practical and theoretical standards that relate to plant propagation and student will NOT complete all standards listed below, but 2-3 will be selected from the list and students can expect to attempt a maximum of 10 credits.
Future Possibilities
Agricultural, Horticultural, Viticulture industry training courses.

Please note: This course may run in conjunction as a combined AGS/HTS course depending on student enrolment numbers. In this case a combination of Agricultural and Horticultural standards will be assessed. These may come from Primary Industry unit standards or Agricultural and Horticultural Science Achievement Standards

Recommended Prior Learning

Students are recommended to have gained at least 12 credits in Level 1 Science achievement standards if the wish to pursue the achievement standards. 

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 23781 v2
NZQA Info
Grow and pot up plants from stem cuttings

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91291 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of advanced plant propagation techniques used for commercial production in New Zealand

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91296 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.8 - Produce a landscape plan

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 13
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 8
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0