Horticultural Science - Level 1

HRT1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Mossop

A level 1 Achievement standard course as an introduction to The Primary Industries.
Topics include Plant propagation and Plant practical skills, Soil management practices, Horticultural science and Environmental Impact.


Pathway

Horticultural Science - Level 2, Science - Level 2 (internally assessed)

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1B8 exercise book


Prerequisites

Open Entry. Students who have taken 10HRT will have priority.

Students can take AGH1 and Science SCI1


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90923 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.9 - Demonstrate knowledge of basic plant propagation techniques
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 7
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90919 v3 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.3 - Demonstrate knowledge of soil management practices
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 8
Term: 3, Week: 9
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90918 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.1 - Carry out a practical agricultural or horticultural investigation
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 4
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90157 v4 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.2 - Demonstrate practical skills used in agricultural or horticultural production
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10
1
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Pathway Tags

The Primary Industries, eg. Farming, Horticulture, Forestry, Arboriculture, Viticulture.


Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Tauranga Boys’ College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.