LADE308 – Planting
The aim of this modules is to develop student’s skill and knowledge in selecting and planting plants, and applying mulches, in landscape work.
- Directed hours
- Self directed hours
- Total learning hours
- 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. Select and plant plants, and apply mulches, in landscape work.
- - Selecting plants for planting suitable for the site, range of; trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, climbers, bulbs, aquatic water plants
- Preparing the planting area according to plant requirements and planting plants to allow for optimum growth.
- Applying mulches according to plant requirements
- Wearing PPE appropriate for the task
- Working safely around people and machinery on site
- Cleaning and storing tools and equipment after use.
- 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.