Level 3 Innovative Horticulture

13INH
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs H. Johnson

Recommended Prior Learning

Completed Horticulture Level 2 or Business Studies Level 2 or Science Level 2 with at least 14 credits or by negotiation 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. 

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

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

Achievement Standards are available in Agriculture/Horticulture and/or Agribusiness/Business Studies.

Students can gain UE in  either Agriculture/Horticulture or Agribusiness/Business Studies. Very capable students may wish to do both.


Students must be able to self-manage an independent course of learning.




Faculties:

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

Clearfile, refill, laptop


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 20555 v4 Prepare and use soil-less growing media
3
I
5
U.S. 21031 v4 Identify ephemerals, annuals, herbaceous perennials, biennials, and bulbs and their use in amenity horticulture
3
I
3
U.S. 24648 v2 Identify the physical characteristics, and range of, plants used in amenity horticulture
3
I
7
U.S. 25424 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of factors that impact on businesses
3
I
4
U.S. 27210 v2 Identify and describe weeds, and methods of prevention and control
3
I
6
U.S. 27217 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of integrated pest management (IPM)
3
I
5
U.S. 29829 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of plant structure, functions and processes
3
I
5
A.S. 91383 v2 Business Studies 3.5 - Analyse a human resource issue affecting businesses
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91528 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.1 - Carry out an investigation into an aspect of a New Zealand primary product or its production
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91529 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.2 - Research and report on the impact of factors on the profitability of a New Zealand primary product
3
I
6
Y
6r,6w *
Y
A.S. 91531 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how the production process meets market requirements for a New Zealand primary product(s)
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91532 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.5 - Analyse a New Zealand primary production environmental issue
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
A.S. 91602 v2 Biology 3.2 - Integrate biological knowledge to develop an informed response to a socio-scientific issue
3
I
3
Y
3r,3w *
A.S. 91869 v1 Agribusiness 3.8 - Analyse future proofing strategies to ensure long term viability of a business
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91870 v1 Agribusiness 3.9 - Analyse the effect of financing options of a strategic capital expenditure decision on a business
3
I
4
Y
*
A.S. 91871 v1 Agribusiness 3.10 - Analyse how a product meets market needs through innovation in the value chain
3
I
4
Y
4r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 37

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 72 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 63 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.