Level 2 Innovative Horticulture

12INH
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs H. Johnson

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.


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.



Faculties:

Innovative Horticulture



Pathway

Level 3 Innovative Horticulture

Career Pathways

Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Beekeeper, Arborist, Farmer/Farm Manager, Biosecurity Officer, Crop Worker, Crop Farmer/Manager, Forest Manager, Forestry and Logging Worker, Forestry Scientist, Landscaper, Groundsperson, Nursery Grower/Worker, Packhouse Worker, Quarantine Officer, Orchard Farmer/Manager

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 829 v5 Demonstrate knowledge of plant nomenclature
2
I
5
U.S. 20570 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of nursery growing media and soils
2
I
5
U.S. 22185 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of quality control systems in production horticulture
2
I
5
U.S. 22188 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of irrigation systems used in horticulture
2
I
5
U.S. 22191 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of factors which influence plant growth
2
I
5
U.S. 23781 v2 Grow and pot up plants from stem cuttings
2
I
5
U.S. 29495 v1 Control weeds by physical means using appropriate equipment under close supervision
2
I
2
U.S. 29499 v1 Identify a range of plants by botanical and common name, and their basic features
2
I
2
U.S. 29504 v1 Prick-out seedlings or rooted cuttings, transplant, and pot-on young plants into containers under close supervision
2
I
4
U.S. 29508 v1 Sow seeds and monitor germination and emergence under close supervision
2
I
5
A.S. 90811 v3 Education for Sustainability 2.2 - Explain how human activity in a biophysical environment has consequences for a sustainable future
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 90846 v2 Business Studies 2.4 - Conduct market research for a new or existing product
2
I
3
Y
Y
A.S. 91154 v2 Biology 2.2 - Analyse the biological validity of information presented to the public
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91160 v2 Biology 2.8 - Investigate biological material at the microscopic level
2
I
3
A.S. 91289 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.1 - Carry out an extended practical agricultural or horticultural investigation
2
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91290 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of techniques used to modify physical factors of the environment for NZ plant production
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91291 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of advanced plant propagation techniques used for commercial production in New Zealand
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91292 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how management practices influence plant growth and development in NZ commercial production
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91296 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.8 - Produce a landscape plan
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91298 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.10 - Report on the environmental impact of the production of a locally produced primary product
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91481 v2 Accounting 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of a contemporary accounting issue for decision-making
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91865 v1 Agribusiness 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of future proofing influences that affect business viability
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91866 v1 Agribusiness 2.8 - Conduct an inquiry into the use of organisms to meet future needs
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91867 v1 Agribusiness 2.9 - Demonstrate understanding of a primary industry business structure that best meets the strategic needs of a business
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91868 v1 Agribusiness 2.10 - Demonstrate understanding of cash flow forecasting for a business
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91894 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.5 - Use advanced techniques to develop an electronics outcome
2
I
6
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Beekeeper, Arborist, Farmer/Farm Manager, Biosecurity Officer, Crop Worker, Crop Farmer/Manager, Forest Manager, Forestry and Logging Worker, Forestry Scientist, Landscaper, Groundsperson, Nursery Grower/Worker, Packhouse Worker, Quarantine Officer, Orchard Farmer/Manager


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.