Approx Cost:
Course books $20.00.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Entry Requirements:

Open entry.

Course Outline:
  • Maintaining a vegetable and flower garden throughout the year.
  • Propagation of plants.
  • Landscape design.
  • Plant husbandry.
  • Animal anatomy.
  • Animal husbandry.
  • Pasture production.
  • Animal production systems.

This course involves a combination of horticultural and agricultural practices used in New Zealand.  It is a mixture of theory and practical work.


Assessment is by means of practical and written work.  Students complete a 5 credit unit standard in conjunction with their practical skills.

Where Does It Lead:

NCEA Level 1 Agricultural/Horticultural Science.

For further information see:
Miss Roberts/ Miss Tighe