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Please note, this is a STAR course, which is only available to NZ Secondary Schools via application by the school's nominated STAR / Gateway Co-ordinator

Horticulture - SIT2LRN Distance Learning

Qualification: STAR
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Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

The units aim to provide students with the broad knowledge and skills necessary for entry level employment and/or further study in the horticulture sector. It covers introduction to plant identification, soils, fertilisers and basic plant botany. Required Text: Capon, B. (2008) Botany for Gardeners Revised Edition, Colorcraft Ltd. Hong Kong

US21031 Identify annuals, herbaceous perennials, biennials, and bulbs used in amenity horticulture
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 10
Version: 3
Target Hours: 60
Learning Hours: 100

US22175 Demonstrate knowledge of soil properties and their effect on plant growth
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 10
Version: 1
Target Hours: 60
Learning Hours: 100

US22178 Demonstrate knowledge of plant processes and plant life cycles
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 5
Version: 1
Target Hours: 30
Learning Hours: 50

US27210 Identify and describe weeds, and methods of prevention and control
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 6
Version: 1
Target Hours: 36
Learning Hours: 60

US3006 Demonstrate knowledge of botany in horticulture activities
Unit Level: 4
Credits: 4
Version: 4
Target Hours: 24
Learning Hours: 40

US771 Demonstrate knowledge of the production horticulture industry in New Zealand
Unit Level: 3
Credits: 5
Version: 4
Target Hours: 30
Learning Hours: 50

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