LADE309 – Turf

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Module code
LADE309
Module title
Turf
Prescription
The aim of this modules is to develop student’s skill and knowledge in the identification, sowing and laying of turf grass 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. Identify and sow turfgrass seed, or lay turf areas in landscape work
Content
- Identification and features of turfgrass used in a range of landscape applications.
- Establishing turf area levels
- Preparing soil
- Sowing seed at recommended sowing rates, or laying turf, uniformly in prepared soil
- Watering newly sown or laid turf
- Wearing PPE appropriate for the task
- Working safely around other 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.