Course

Soils and Safety


Course code PRI203

This course will introduce you to different types of soils and fertilsers. You will also learn how to locate hazards, describe safety procedures, and demonstrate safe work practices in the horticultural environment. 

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 2  
    Credits 10 
  • Study type Open  
    EFTS 0.0833  
  • Availability
    2018 :  
    This course will start on the first Monday of the month you select for enrolment.
  • Delivery type
    2018 :  
    Print/Contact Class   
  • Workload

    All our open courses have a credit value. For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates.

  • Fees
    2018 :  
    NZ students $0 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $500 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

What you need to know about this course

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Demonstrate knowledge of soils and fertilisers
  • Locate hazards, describe safety procedures, and demonstrate safe work practices in a rural workplace.

Assessment

100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course