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HORT5408 – Landscape Professional Practice

Module code
Module title
Landscape Professional Practice
The aim of this course is to enable aakonga to develop leadership and relationship management skills for practice in the landscape profession, and to communicate landscape design proposals to a professional standard.
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
- Leadership styles
- Relationship management techniques (clients, team members, contractors, associated professionals)
- Interpersonal skills
- Whakawhanaungatanga
- Collaboration with contractors and other professionals.
- Networking within the landscape industry
- Document sets
- Written communications (letter and email) including; confirmation of client brief; outline of process and scope; variations.
- Verbal presentation skills
Learning Outcomes
LO1: Apply professional relationship management within the landscape design industry.
LO2: Demonstrate professional communication practices suitable for the landscape industry.
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.
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.
Learning and Teaching Resource
All required and recommended resources are advised to aakonga via course outlines.

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