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HORT5405 – Planting Plans and Documentation

Module code
Module title
Planting Plans and Documentation
The aim of this course is to enable aakonga to prepare planting plans and associated documentation for use onsite.
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
- Identification of species suitable for specific site conditions (soils, exposure, climate)
- Technical planting plan
- Plant schedules
- Plant sourcing and substitution
- Costing
- Layout and presentation
- Site analysis for planting design (soils, existing plants, microclimates).
- Soil preparation and planting practices
- Plant care and maintenance schedules
- Kaitiakitanga principles
Learning Outcomes
LO1: Produce a technical planting plan, and associated documentation for a variety of landscape situations.
LO2: Create a landscape management plan for planting design implementation and maintenance.
Assessment Criteria
Assessment in this course is achievement-based. Aakonga must submit all specified assessment items, achieve all learning outcomes, and obtain at least 50% overall in order to pass this course.
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Learning and teaching activities will employ a range of elements drawn from approved methods to align with the context of the learning (delivery mode, regional specific requirement, etc.) and any particular needs of the group of aakonga.
Learning and Teaching Resource
All required and recommended resources are advised to aakonga via course outlines.

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