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HORT5406 – Construction Plans and Documentation

Module code
Module title
Construction Plans and Documentation
The aim of this course is to enable aakonga to prepare landscape construction plans and documentation for onsite implementation.
  • NZ2888
  • SX7000
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
- Generating topographical data for design purposes.
- Recording and interpretation of data (running measurements, topographical data)
- Generating cross-sections
- Construction detailing of common landscape features
- Sustainability of kaitiakitanga considerations in material selection and practice.
- Construction documentation
- Specifications
- Construction sequencing for installation
- Building consent requirements, tendering process and contracts.
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.
Learning Outcomes
LO1: Prepare a site plan and section for site with a simple slope for a landscape project.
LO2: Design constructed elements for a residential landscape project.
LO3: Produce a construction package for landscape implementation and installation.
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.

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