LADE308 – Planting

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Module code
LADE308
Module title
Planting
Prescription
The aim of this modules is to develop student’s skill and knowledge in selecting and planting plants, and applying mulches, in landscape work.
Programmes
  • SX1702
NZQA Level
Level 3
NZQA Credits
3
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
19
Self directed hours
11
Total learning hours
30
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. Select and plant plants, and apply mulches, in landscape work.
Content
- 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.