LADE309 – Turf

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Module code
Module title
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.
  • 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. Identify and sow turfgrass seed, or lay turf areas in landscape work
- 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.