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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Entry Level 3
Unit No:
F/615/8304
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
30 hours

Unit Learning Outcomes

1.

Know about organic practices in horticulture.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Identify the key characteristics of organic horticulture.

  • 1.2

    State the key differences between organic and conventional growing systems.

  • 1.3

    Give reasons why some people:

    • choose to use an organic approach in horticulture
    • prefer to buy organic produce
  • 1.4

    Give examples of organic approaches to:

    • Soil management
    • Crop protection

2.

Be able to use organic practices in horticulture.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Follow instructions to enrich soil for organic gardening.

  • 2.2

    Follow instructions to use a natural pest control method.


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