11AGH

NCEA Level 1 Agricultural and Horticultural Science

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs H. McKoy

Agricultural and Horticultural Science


In this applied Science, students develop an understanding and an appreciation for, the horticulture and agriculture industries. They study how plants and animals are grown for commercial and recreational purposes and cover the basics of landscaping practices. There is a high proportion of practical work. This course runs alongside 11 Science and will lead onto Level 2 Agriculture and Horticulture and/or Biology. The course could also be of interest to Economics and Geography students.



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Consumable equipment fee $10, Workbook $25 (approx.), one field trip $20 (approx.)

Recommended Prior Learning

Prerequisite: Proven performance in 10SCI, and/or in 10AGH, or at discretion of TIC.

Pathway

This pathway can lead to jobs in a wide range of sectors, such as: working with plants and animals, agricultural and horticultural industries, environmental science, research science and economics.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 29 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 21027 v4
NZQA Info
Plant and maintain displays of bedding plants or bulbs or herbaceous perennials under close supervision

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 10
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90160 v5
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.5 - Demonstrate knowledge of the impact on the environment of primary production management practices

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90919 v3
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.3 - Demonstrate knowledge of soil management practices

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90922 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.8 - Design a landscape plan that reflects user requirements

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90923 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.9 - Demonstrate knowledge of basic plant propagation techniques

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90924 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.10 - Demonstrate knowledge of horticultural plant management practices and related plant physiology

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 29
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 16
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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