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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Entry Level 3
Unit No:
T/615/8283
Credits:
2
Guided learning hours:
20 hours

Unit Learning Outcomes

1.

Be able to take a plant cutting.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Use a given tool to cut a chosen plant in accordance with instructions.


2.

Be able to root plant cuttings.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Remove lower leaves of cutting.

  • 2.2

    Dip bottom of cutting in given rooting compound.

  • 2.3

    Fill pot with a given compost and make a hole or dent to receive cutting.


3.

Be able to plant cuttings.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Insert cuttings into compost in an appropriate position.

  • 3.2

    Place supporting canes appropriately, if needed.

  • 3.3

    Apply water.


4.

Be able to cultivate plant cuttings.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Place the pot in an appropriate place to encourage growth, covering it securely with a polythene bag, if needed.

  • 4.2

    Check for new growth without disturbing the cutting.


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