Domain - Production Horticulture

Domain - Production Horticulture

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Level 1
1 Unit Prepare and sow outdoor seedbeds manually
5 Credits
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23780 Unit Undertake general garden maintenance
5 Credits
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23782 Unit Identify containers, materials, plants, and tools used in plant propagation
2 Credits
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23783 Unit Grow and maintain plants in containers from seed
5 Credits
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Level 2
10952 Unit Lift, prepare, pack, transport, and store bare root tree stocks
5 Credits
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14 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of soil properties
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
1788 Unit Pack and despatch pre-graded horticultural product - nursery production
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
1794 Unit Store horticultural produce - nursery production
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
19 Unit Make minor repairs of horticultural property structures
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
20574 Unit Identify plants
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
21039 Unit Describe the development of organic horticulture
10 Credits
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21212 Unit Harvest a horticulture crop by hand
5 Credits
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21221 Unit Stack and store fruit in a coolstore or other storage facility
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
22176 Unit Maintain horticultural property structures
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.
5 Credits
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22177 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the structure and function of plants
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
22183 Unit Plant out horticulture crops by hand
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
22185 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of quality control systems in production horticulture
5 Credits
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22188 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of irrigation systems used in horticulture
5 Credits
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22191 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of factors which influence plant growth
5 Credits
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23356 Unit Prepare packaging for horticultural produce
5 Credits
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23357 Unit Pack graded produce
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
23359 Unit Maintain hygiene to ensure food safety in a horticulture workplace
5 Credits
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23781 Unit Grow and pot up plants from stem cuttings
5 Credits
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2802 Unit Plant out horticulture crops by hand
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
2813 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of quality control requirements in horticulture
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
29493 Unit Carry out basic canopy maintenance of trees or vines
5 Credits
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29494 Unit Clean down post-harvest equipment ready for changeovers
5 Credits
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29496 Unit Field graft vines
5 Credits
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29497 Unit Hand prune fruit trees
8 Credits
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29498 Unit Hand thin buds, flowers, or fruit
3 Credits
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29499 Unit Identify a range of plants by botanical and common name, and their basic features
2 Credits
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29500 Unit Pack graded horticultural produce and report problems
5 Credits
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29502 Unit Plant out by hand
5 Credits
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29504 Unit Prick-out seedlings or rooted cuttings, transplant, and pot-on young plants into containers
4 Credits
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29505 Unit Propagate plant material by division
3 Credits
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29506 Unit Prepare and propagate plants by cuttings
5 Credits
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29507 Unit Pull out the crop, clean the greenhouse for crop change, and set up the new crop
5 Credits
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29508 Unit Sow seeds and monitor germination and emergence
5 Credits
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29509 Unit Stack and move produce manually in a coolstore or other storage facility
5 Credits
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29510 Unit Stack and secure packed horticultural produce on pallets
5 Credits
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29511 Unit Train and hand prune brambles
5 Credits
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29512 Unit Train and hand prune mature vines
8 Credits
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29513 Unit Train and hand prune young vines
5 Credits
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31668 Unit Assist with horticulture activities which support crop productivity
2 Credits
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31669 Unit Assist with routine activities when undertaking development work in a horticulture operation
3 Credits
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44 Unit Establish and maintain shelter
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.
5 Credits
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772 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the structure of plants and the functions of the different parts
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
10 Credits
779 Unit Maintain irrigation systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
780 Unit Install irrigation systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
785 Unit Plant seedlings in open ground
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
1 Credits
800 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of harvest principles for horticultural crops and use basic harvest techniques
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
811 Unit Store fruit
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
823 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of agrichemicals
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
824 Unit Use, maintain, and store safety equipment for use with agrichemicals
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
829 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of plant nomenclature
5 Credits
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838 Unit Pollinate a greenhouse tomato crop
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
Level 3
1062 Unit Select and harvest individual pieces of produce
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
12395 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of a horticultural irrigation system
5 Credits
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19924 Unit Carry out basic canopy maintenance in the vineyard
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
19929 Unit Field graft grapevines
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
19942 Unit Support mechanical grape harvesting operations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
21 Unit Maintain agricultural and horticultural property structures
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
21041 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of permaculture and plan a site
10 Credits
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21043 Unit Describe the principles of organic horticultural production
20 Credits
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21045 Unit Describe compost making, and make compost in organic horticulture
5 Credits
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21047 Unit Describe, prepare, and apply liquid fertilisers used in organic horticulture
5 Credits
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21049 Unit Demonstrate and apply knowledge of vermiculture
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.
5 Credits
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22175 Unit Describe soil properties and their effect on plant growth
6 Credits
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22178 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of plant processes and plant life cycles
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
22179 Unit Maintain a hydroponic system and monitor plants in the system
5 Credits
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22186 Unit Prepare equipment, and harvest a horticulture crop by hand
5 Credits
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22189 Unit Describe irrigation filters, and repair and maintain an irrigation system used in horticulture
5 Credits
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22192 Unit Plan a fertiliser programme for horticulture use
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.
10 Credits
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22193 Unit Calculate fertiliser requirements, prepare and apply fertiliser, and maintain and store fertiliser equipment
5 Credits
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23355 Unit Grade horticultural produce to pre-determined criteria
10 Credits
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23358 Unit Stack and strap packed produce onto pallets
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
8 Credits
23707 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of workflow management in a postharvest operation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
27 Unit Cultivate by tractor mounted implements
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
6 Credits
2801 Unit Use and maintain specialist horticulture production and harvest equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
6 Credits
2806 Unit Take soil and leaf samples for testing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
2807 Unit Identify harvest criteria and determine crop readiness for harvest
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
2808 Unit Use and maintain specialist post-harvest equipment in horticulture
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
2817 Unit Establish crops in hydroponic systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
29501 Unit Operate a pipe rail trolley for greenhouse work
5 Credits
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29821 Unit Carry out and monitor quality control procedures and input data in a post-harvest operation
8 Credits
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29822 Unit Artificially pollinate tree or vine crops
2 Credits
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29823 Unit Carry out canopy maintenance of trees or vines
5 Credits
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29824 Unit Carry out maturity testing of crop samples
5 Credits
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29825 Unit Collect samples for crop maturity testing
3 Credits
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29828 Unit Describe horticulture product storage life and post-harvest treatments
5 Credits
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29829 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of plant structure, functions and processes
5 Credits
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29830 Unit Describe quality assurance standards, food safety regulations, and product compliance for a horticulture crop
5 Credits
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29831 Unit Describe the functions of greenhouse environmental control methods for optimising plant growth
6 Credits
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29832 Unit Describe workflow management in a horticulture operation
5 Credits
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29833 Unit Grade produce to pre-determined standards using a computerised system
10 Credits
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29834 Unit Field graft and/or bud fruit trees or vines
5 Credits
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29837 Unit Palletise produce and complete documentation
5 Credits
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29838 Unit Plant and care for plants
5 Credits
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29840 Unit Pull out the crop and clean the greenhouse for crop change, and set up the new crop, support and irrigation
5 Credits
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29841 Unit Recognise plant pests, diseases, and disorders of a horticulture crop
5 Credits
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29842 Unit Select and prepare consumables for continuous post-harvest packing, and update inventory
5 Credits
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29844 Unit Stack and store produce in a coolstore or other storage facility, clean surroundings and document cleaning schedule
5 Credits
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29845 Unit Support mechanical crop harvesting
6 Credits
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30073 Unit Carry out manual thinning of tree or vine crops
5 Credits
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32883 Unit Prune mature fruit trees
5 Credits
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32884 Unit Train and prune young fruit trees
5 Credits
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33 Unit Explain properties of soil
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
34 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the modification of soils
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
35 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of fertilisers
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
771 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the production horticulture industry in New Zealand
5 Credits
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790 Unit Prevent frost damage
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
794 Unit Control the greenhouse environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
795 Unit Establish and maintain support systems for greenhouse crops and remove the support systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
797 Unit Maintain greenhouse hygiene
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
798 Unit Maintain a nutrient film technique (NFT) system
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
799 Unit Erect and maintain shadehouses
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
801 Unit Transport harvested crop to the depot
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
1 Credits
826 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of principles involved in agrichemical use
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
827 Unit Use, maintain, and calibrate dusting and misting systems for applying agrichemicals
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
830 Unit Train and prune fruit trees
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.
5 Credits
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831 Unit Train and prune vine crops
5 Credits
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832 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of training systems for brambles, and prune and tie up brambles
5 Credits
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Level 4
10325 Unit Describe factors influencing the development of organic horticulture in New Zealand
10 Credits
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12396 Unit Operate and maintain an irrigation regime
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
1782 Unit Select and apply post harvest treatments - nursery production
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
1791 Unit Implement a horticultural packaging system - nursery production
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
21040 Unit Describe the scope and application of standards that apply to organic horticulture in New Zealand
8 Credits
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21044 Unit Develop and apply an organic pest, disease, and weed management plan for an organic crop
20 Credits
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21046 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of obtaining and maintaining organic certification for horticulture operations
5 Credits
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21048 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the requirements for post-harvest handling of organic horticultural produce
5 Credits
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22180 Unit Manage a greenhouse crop
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
20 Credits
22181 Unit Layout, remove and clean support materials for planting in greenhouse production
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
22182 Unit Use and maintain horticulture equipment
10 Credits
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22184 Unit Select and install artificial shelter
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
22187 Unit Manage a crop harvest
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
15 Credits
22190 Unit Operate an irrigation system used in horticulture
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
10 Credits
22194 Unit Describe plant anatomy and morphology and how plants adapt to different environments
5 Credits
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23360 Unit Implement a produce packaging system
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
23704 Unit Write and validate work instructions for a horticultural process
5 Credits
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23706 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of inventory management and manage an inventory in a postharvest operation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
12 Credits
23708 Unit Design and conduct a workplace procedure review in a horticultural operation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
8 Credits
23709 Unit Manage and assess a computer based record system in a horticultural operation
5 Credits
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23710 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of technical requirements for produce in a postharvest operation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
12 Credits
23711 Unit Develop and implement a product safety programme in a postharvest operation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
12 Credits
23712 Unit Manage workflow to meet the requirements of a postharvest operation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
23713 Unit Implement technical requirements in a postharvest operation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
12 Credits
23714 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of a product safety programme in a postharvest operation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
8 Credits
2799 Unit Install water management systems for small scale horticulture sites
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
2800 Unit Use portable structures for the shelter of plants
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
2804 Unit Maintain a documented work record of horticultural activities and prepare an enterprise report
15 Credits
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2809 Unit Supervise storage of harvested horticulture crops
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
2811 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of rootstock requirements and select rootstock for planting
5 Credits
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2812 Unit Select and apply specialist foliar sprays
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
2814 Unit Apply quality control practices in horticulture product harvesting and packaging
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
2815 Unit Explain details of fruit and vegetable culture
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
2816 Unit Set up a hydroponic growing facility
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
2865 Unit Disinfest growing mediums
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
29883 Unit Develop standard operating procedures for a horticulture workplace
10 Credits
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29884 Unit Describe post-harvest systems and continuous improvement in a post-harvest workplace
6 Credits
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29885 Unit Describe plant biology in a production horticulture context
5 Credits
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29886 Unit Describe quality standards and regulatory requirements for a horticulture crop
6 Credits
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29887 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of greenhouse environmental control systems to maintain optimal conditions for plant growth
6 Credits
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29888 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of nursery production
8 Credits
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29889 Unit Implement and monitor a crop harvest plan in a horticulture workplace
10 Credits
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29890 Unit Implement and monitor a horticulture crop protection plan
20 Credits
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29891 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of environmental risk management and minimise negative environmental effects for horticulture
15 Credits
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29892 Unit Describe, implement and monitor food safety procedures in a horticultural operation
15 Credits
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29893 Unit Implement and monitor fruit crop production activities
20 Credits
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29894 Unit Implement and monitor indoor crop production activities
20 Credits
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29895 Unit Implement nursery crop production schedules and monitor nursery crops
10 Credits
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29896 Unit Implement and monitor outdoor crop production activities
15 Credits
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29897 Unit Implement and monitor pack and dispatch in a nursery production workplace
20 Credits
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29898 Unit Implement plant propagation plans and monitor plant propagation
20 Credits
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29899 Unit Implement and monitor post-harvest activities
20 Credits
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29900 Unit Implement and monitor plant management techniques in a production horticulture workplace to optimise production
10 Credits
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29901 Unit Monitor, record, and report on production goals in a horticulture workplace
4 Credits
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29902 Unit Supervise and monitor the operation of post-harvest equipment
10 Credits
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29903 Unit Supervise irrigation in a horticulture growing environment
6 Credits
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3004 Unit Describe the use of, and grow crops and specimens, in soil-less growing media in horticulture
5 Credits
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3008 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of plant classification in horticulture
5 Credits
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30257 Unit Describe sustainable soil management practices for a horticulture site
5 Credits
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30258 Unit Demonstrate understanding of legislation in relation to sustainability practices in a horticulture organisation
5 Credits
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32900 Unit Describe frosts, and frost protection methods for a horticulture operation
5 Credits
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32901 Unit Describe organic and biodynamic practices, certification requirements, and practices for a horticulture operation
5 Credits
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32903 Unit Demonstrate and apply knowledge of water conservation and use in a horticulture operation
5 Credits
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50 Unit Prepare seedbeds and sow crops on a field scale
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.
10 Credits
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778 Unit Distinguish between fertilisers and calculate the cost of plant-usable nutrient in fertilisers
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
781 Unit Operate and maintain an irrigation regime
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
782 Unit Apply plant nutrients through an irrigation system
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
783 Unit Prepare a seedbed and lay polythene mulch
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
784 Unit Use and maintain a precision seeding machine
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
789 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of basic legal requirements affecting a horticulture business
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
7 Credits
793 Unit Build artificial shelter systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
796 Unit Erect and maintain greenhouses
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
802 Unit Determine crop maturity and decide when to harvest the crop
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
809 Unit Use and maintain packhouse plant
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
812 Unit Conduct pre-harvest crop assessment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
819 Unit Bud and graft young plants
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
Level 5
2805 Unit Modify plant growth patterns
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
6 Credits
2810 Unit Select an integrated pest and disease management programme in production horticulture
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
7 Credits
29904 Unit Describe environmental management and carbon dioxide enrichment of greenhouses
5 Credits
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29905 Unit Describe inventory, and plan and manage an inventory management system in a post-harvest operation
5 Credits
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29906 Unit Describe post-harvest physiology and storage
5 Credits
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29907 Unit Develop a horticulture crop harvest plan, and manage its implementation and review
10 Credits
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29908 Unit Develop a horticulture production plan, and manage its implementation and review
20 Credits
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29909 Unit Develop a horticulture production quality control plan, and manage its implementation and review
15 Credits
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29910 Unit Develop a plan to optimise efficiency of a post-harvest system, and manage its implementation and review
15 Credits
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29911 Unit Develop a post-harvest operation plan, and manage its implementation and review
20 Credits
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29912 Unit Develop a post-harvest quality control plan, and manage its implementation and review
20 Credits
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29913 Unit Develop an integrated pest management plan for a horticulture context, and manage its implementation and review
20 Credits
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29915 Unit Develop an outdoor vegetable harvest plan, and manage its implementation and review
6 Credits
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29916 Unit Develop an outdoor vegetable production plan, and manage its implementation and review
14 Credits
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29918 Unit Describe a quality control system, and identify quality requirements and standards for a horticulture product
10 Credits
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29919 Unit Investigate a horticulture crop management technique, develop a plan, and manage its implementation and review
15 Credits
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29920 Unit Identify a sustainable outdoor vegetable management technique, develop a plan, and manage its implementation and review
10 Credits
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29921 Unit Investigate an outdoor vegetable crop management technique, develop a plan, and manage its implementation and review
15 Credits
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29922 Unit Manage an agrichemical risk management plan for a horticulture operation
5 Credits
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29924 Unit Manage plant, machinery and/or equipment in a horticulture operation
5 Credits
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