Introduction to Botany and Plant Nursery Production

HOR300

This online course introduces the basic theoretical knowledge of plant processes and nursery production including sexual and asexual propagation methods.

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    Level
    3
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $63 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

 

Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • Demonstrate knowledge of plant propagation by budding, grafting, layering and tissue culture
  • Demonstrate knowledge of sexual and asexual plant propagation
  • Demonstrate knowledge of nursery production practices
  • Demonstrate knowledge of plant processes and plant life cycles

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Fee free offer

Courses offered under the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (General) (Level 3) are currently fee free. Check out the Fee free offer tab on the qualification web page for information.

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate

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  •  
    Level
    3
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $63 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying