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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 2
Unit No:
T/507/0565
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
24 hours

Assessment Guidance

N/A

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand plant nomenclature and the binomial system of naming plants.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Use the binomial system to accurately identify 25 trees, 25 shrubs, 10 plants suitable for hedging and 25 herbaceous plants.

2

Understand the use of trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants in planting schemes.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Define the term herbaceous perennial.
  • 2.2
    Describe the use of herbaceous perennials in garden design, giving examples.
  • 2.3
    Describe the use of trees and shrubs in garden design.

3

Know the ornamental features of trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Describe a range of ornamental features exhibited by trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants.

4

Understand the use of hedges in the garden.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1
    Describe the function of hedges in the garden using a broad range of examples.

5

Know the range of bulbs available for all year planting.

Assessment Criteria

  • 5.1
    Describe how bulbs may be used in a range of situations and seasons, giving named examples for each.

6

Know how to specify plant material required for a planting scheme.

Assessment Criteria

  • 6.1
    Describe how to specify plant material including size, quantity and accurate plant and variety names.

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