Level 2 Horticulture

12HOR
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Gee

This course continues on from the horticultural skills developed at level one and the science theory to support it. Major topics include: Plant structure and function – the parts of a plant and their role in aiding plant growth; Soil science – soil composition, texture and structure, the role of fertiliser for plant health; Amenity horticulture – use of bedding plants and ornamental vegetables in landscaping; Native plant restoration – the use of native trees and shrubs to restore a degraded habitat.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$30 towards seed cost. All produce grown by students is theirs to take home


Recommended Prior Learning

Appropriate Level 1 Credits (or HOD permission)


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 29663 v1 Care for trees and shrubs under close supervision
2
I
5
U.S. 21027 v4 Plant and maintain displays of bedding plants or bulbs or herbaceous perennials under close supervision
2
I
10
U.S. 2765 v6 Plant trees or shrubs under close supervision
2
I
5
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.