Introduction to Soil Science

HOR301

Please note this course is only available to students completing NZ2677 New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (General) (Level 3).

  •  
    Level
    3
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $64 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

 Introduction to soil science

This course aims to provide you with a basic understanding of New Zealand soil properties and sustainable soil management techniques.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

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.

Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • Demonstrate knowledge of soils and fertilisers
  • Demonstrate knowledge of soil properties and their effect on plant growth

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

You will require a camera for this course.

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
    $64 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