ARBO301 – Arboriculture Codes of Practice

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Module code
ARBO301
Module title
Arboriculture Codes of Practice
Prescription
The aim of this module is to develop student’s understanding of codes of practice and guidelines for arboriculture.
Programmes
  • SX1702
NZQA Level
Level 3
NZQA Credits
2
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
13
Self directed hours
7
Total learning hours
20
Resources required
Teaching and Learning Strategy
As per Ako: Teaching and Learning Directions – Project-based learning; Flipped Classroom; Blended Learning; Work-integrated Learning; Inclusive Practices
Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate understanding of Codes of Practice and guidelines for arboriculture.
Content
- Arboriculture scenarios
- Differences between approved Codes of Practice, Best Practice Guides, and Good Practice Guide.
- Use within arboriculture industry
- Locating specific information within codes, critical for given arboriculture scenario
Assessment Criteria
Assessment in this module is mixed mode. Students must gain a minimum mark of 50% in the achievement-based assessments and meet all the requirements of the competency-based assessments including carrying out all tasks in a safe manner and to industry standard to be eligible for a final grade for this module. The final grade will be based on the marks from the achievement-based assessment tasks. Where there are only competency components, pass or fail will be awarded.
Learning and Teaching Resource
? Tutorial notes, exercises and readings, flexible, blended learning focus on content and material as projects for project based learning.
? Interactive Moodle platform.