Approx Cost:
$ 20.00 for course textbook (One textbook covers both the agriculture and horticulture courses)
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Entry Requirements:

This subject is open entry. However, students should have enjoyed Year 10 Ag/hort and have a strong interest in this subject. It is strongly recommended  that students intending to take Year 12 Agriculture should consider taking both the agriculture and horticulture courses during year 11.

Course Outline:

To learn about different aspects of New Zealand Horticulture. This course will include:

  • Demonstrating knowledge of pasture/crop management practices
  • Creating, designing and producing a landscape plan that reflects user requirements
  • Demonstrating knowledge through practical and research activities of basic plant propagation techniques.

This course will place a strong emphasis on practical skills and will include a combination of both practical and written work. There will be an element of fieldwork in this course which may involve a trip to an outside agency to experience how several horticultural techniques are conducted within the primary industries.

There are no NCEA internal assessments.

Where Does It Lead:

This course compliments many of the other science subjects. This could lead to completing study in senior  Agriculture/Horticulture or biology courses at Lincoln.  The skills learned in this course could lead to career pathways within the primary sector and/or further education routes.

For further information see:
Mr Sparke