Agricultural and Horticultural Science - Level 2

AGH2
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr I. Davie

A level 2 achievement standard course that covers Horticultural and Agricultural science.

Areas covered include:

  • Advanced plant propagation techniques.
  • Extended investigation.
  • Physical factors affecting growth.
  • Plant management practices.
  • Advanced propagation techniques.
  • Livestock reproductive technologies.

Also included:

  • Grower and commercial visits.
  • Hamilton Fieldays visit.



Course Overview

Term 1
Commercial propagation and an extended investigation. Field visit to a commercial propagator and marketing company.

Term 2
Techniques used to modifiy the physical environment that are used in commercial primary production.

Term 3
Environmental impact from primary production. Plant management practices or livestock reproductive technologies.

Pathway

Agricultural & Horticultural Science - Level 3

The horticulture and agriculture Industry needs talented people and is willing to pay for it.

Horticultural and Agricultural Industry provides generous scholarships and higher education grants to support your ongoing training.

This leads onto Level 3 Agriculture and Horticulture which is the prerequisite for university study.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

IB8 exercise book
Field trip fees


Prerequisites



Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91289 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.1 - Carry out an extended practical agricultural or horticultural investigation
Assessments:
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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
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
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
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
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
Assessments:
Term: null, Week: null
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91293 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of livestock reproductive techniques in commercial production in New Zealand
Assessments:
Term: null, Week: null
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
Assessments:
Term: null, Week: null
2
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Pathway Tags

Agricultural/Horticultural, Farming, Horticulture, Forestry, Arboriculture, Viticulture., Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Beekeeper, Arborist, Biosecurity Officer, Farm Worker, Crop Worker, Crop Farmer/Crop Manager, Forest Manager, Forestry and Logging Worker, Landscaper, Agricultural Field Representative, Groundsperson, Nursery Grower/Worker, Packhouse Worker, Quarantine Officer, Agricultural Technician, Statistician, Technician, Farmer/Farm Manager, Health and Safety Adviser


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