LADE307 – Drainage

Module code
Module title
The aim of this modules is to develop student’s understanding of water flow and drainage systems, and skill in preparing and laying drainage elements in landscape work.
  • SX1702
NZQA Level
Level 3
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
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 water flow and drainage systems.
2. Prepare and lay drainage elements for landscape construction.
? Mechanics of water flow in soil profile and consequences of poor drainage, covering natural flow, rainfall events.
? Situations where drainage systems are required in landscaping.
? Commonly used drainage systems available and their uses.
? Setting out and excavation for drainage elements
? Installation or creation of effective drainage
? Backfilling and compaction
? Wearing PPE appropriate for the task
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.