Otago Polytechnic

Plant naming and plant ID short course

Location

Central Otago

Duration
6 days, 9.00am-3.00pm
Delivery

On campus

Start
To be confirmed 2018

Gain a good understanding of plant naming including Latin and common names and their meanings.

You will learn to identify 40 trees, shrubs and native plants commonly used in amenity horticulture in the local area.

Dates

This is a six day course with each day running from 9.00am-3.00pm. The 2018 start dates are to be confirmed.

Content
  • Demonstrate knowledge of plant nomenclature (5 credits) 
  • Identify trees, shrubs and climbers used in amenity horticulture (10 credits). 
Materials and clothing

Please wear clothing and footwear suitable for outdoor activities. All materials and equipment are supplied for this course. 

Assessment

These courses are based around unit standards within the National Certificate in Horticulture (Level 4) qualification. If you wish to officially gain the unit standard(s), you can sit an assessment and will receive a certificate recognising your achievement.

If you are learning for interest, you do not have to sit an assessment and will receive a Certificate of Attendance to demonstrate that you completed the course.   

For more information

Please contact Jo.Wakelin@op.ac.nz or Alex.Huffadine@op.ac.nz or phone 0800 765 9276.

To enrol

Please complete the short course enrolment form and return to our Central Otago campus.

For help with enrolments, please contact Barbara.Emmit@op.ac.nz 

Disclaimer

While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.

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