Horticultural Science - Level 2

HRT2
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Mossop

A level 2 Achievement standard course that covers  Horticultural science standards.
Standards offered "may" include advanced Plant Propagation techniques, extended Agriculture / Horticulture investigation, Physical factors affecting growth, Plant growth and development, Advanced propagation techniques.


Pathway

Agricultural & Horticultural Science - Level 3

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

If you did not take a pathway course at Level 1, or achieved fewer than 14 credits in that course, you will need HOD approval.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
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: 2, Week: 7
2
I
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: 1, Week: 6
2
I
4
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: 2, Week: 7
Term: 3, Week: 8
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91289 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.1 - Carry out an extended practical agricultural or horticultural investigation
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 3
2
I
4
Y
Y
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 etc.


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.