12INH

Level 2 Innovative Horticulture

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs H. Johnson

This is a modular personalised course to suit each student’s needs. The student chooses their subjects, with advice from teachers as appropriate.

Students may take Achievement Standards or Unit Standards or both. They choose which standards they would like to do.

A typical personalised programme will be made up of 16-20 credits.

Students must be able to manage an independent course of learning and take responsibility for themselves.


Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Innovative Horticulture Achievement Standards or Unit Standards *OR* some Level 1 Standards in Business Studies, Science or Social Sciences. This depends on which subjects you choose. Please consult with the Innovative Horticulture Manager.

The modular nature of these courses requires you to be able to work independently so self-management and a responsible attitude are essential.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Field trips, if any, depend on subjects chosen. Allow up to $30.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 105 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 101 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 829 v5
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of plant nomenclature

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20570 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of nursery growing media and soils

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 22185 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of quality control systems in production horticulture

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 22188 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of irrigation systems used in horticulture

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 22191 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of factors which influence plant growth

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23781 v2
NZQA Info
Grow and pot up plants from stem cuttings

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29495 v1
NZQA Info
Control weeds by physical means using appropriate equipment under close supervision

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29499 v1
NZQA Info
Identify a range of plants by botanical and common name, and their basic features

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29504 v1
NZQA Info
Prick-out seedlings or rooted cuttings, transplant, and pot-on young plants into containers under close supervision

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29508 v1
NZQA Info
Sow seeds and monitor germination and emergence under close supervision

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90811 v3
NZQA Info
Education for Sustainability 2.2 - Explain how human activity in a biophysical environment has consequences for a sustainable future

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90846 v2
NZQA Info
Business Studies 2.4 - Conduct market research for a new or existing product

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91154 v2
NZQA Info
Biology 2.2 - Analyse the biological validity of information presented to the public

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91160 v2
NZQA Info
Biology 2.8 - Investigate biological material at the microscopic level

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91289 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.1 - Carry out an extended practical agricultural or horticultural investigation
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91290 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of techniques used to modify physical factors of the environment for NZ plant production

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
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
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91292 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how management practices influence plant growth and development in NZ commercial production
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
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91298 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.10 - Report on the environmental impact of the production of a locally produced primary product

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91481 v2
NZQA Info
Accounting 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of a contemporary accounting issue for decision-making

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91865 v1
NZQA Info
Agribusiness 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of future proofing influences that affect business viability
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91866 v1
NZQA Info
Agribusiness 2.8 - Conduct an inquiry into the use of organisms to meet future needs

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91867 v1
NZQA Info
Agribusiness 2.9 - Demonstrate understanding of a primary industry business structure that best meets the strategic needs of a business

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91868 v1
NZQA Info
Agribusiness 2.10 - Demonstrate understanding of cash flow forecasting for a business

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91894 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.5 - Use advanced techniques to develop an electronics outcome

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 105
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 53
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
Total Numeracy Credits: 7

Disclaimer

Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2022.

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