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HORT340 – Plant and Maintain Plants

Module code
Module title
Plant and Maintain Plants
The aim of this module is to develop student’s knowledge and skills in planting and maintaining plants.
  • SX1702
NZQA Level
Level 3
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Prepare for planting
Carry out planting
Monitor and maintain plantings and the planted area
-Planting plan, planting objectives
-Planting tools, and item requirements
-Site clearance and soil cultivation, soil amendments
-Tool maintenance and storage, site clearance
-Plant condition prior to planting
-Planting to planting plan
-Maintenance for eight weeks; weed control, pruning and training, trimming, fertilising, watering, stakes and support structures, protective structures, ground cultivation and conditioning
-Waste removal
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Theoretical face-to-face and online sessions including tutorials, workshops, group activities, discussion, workbooks, independent learning, and assignments.
Assessment Criteria
Assessment in this module is competency-based. In order to pass this module, students must attempt and meet all the requirements of the competency-based assessments including carrying out all tasks in a safe manner and to industry standard.

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