Horticulture & Agriculture

 HORTICULTURE  NQF Credits
116060  Utilise and perform minor repair and maintenance tasks on implements, equipment and infrastructure  Level 2 5
119686  Care for ornamental seedlings  Level 1 4
119687  Demonstrate a basic understanding of the horticultural industry  Level 1 2
119688  Maintain optimal environmental conditions for floristry arrangements  Level 2 5
119689  Identify the major categories of ornamental plants  Level 1 6
119691  Backfill compact and replant grass sods and plants in irrigation trenches  Level 2 5
119692  Tree climbing principles  Level 2 6
119694  Control weeds manually in plant propagation and landscaping  Level 1 4
119695  Apply fertilizers to ornamental plants and landscapes  Level 1 3
119700  Install irrigation piping in trenches  Level 2 10
119703  Mulch and enrich the soil of established landscaped areas  Level 1 5
119705  Handle floristry plant material  Level 2 5
119709  Maintain and conserve the flora in nature areas  Level 2 5
119710  Prune and shape ornamental shrubs  Level 1 4
123134  Apply herbicides to noxious weeds  Level 2 5
264017  Utilize irrigation equipment and operate manual sprinkler systems  Level 2 10
264036  Install irrigation sprinklers and emitters in landscaped areas  Level 2 12
264058  Utilise health and safety principles in horticulture  Level 2 3
264174  Acclimatise plants for interior plantscaping  Level 2 6
264176  Prune and shape shrubs  Level 2 6
264177  Different organisms of the plant kingdom  Level 2 4
264178  Cleaning interior plants  Level 2 6
264179  Identify the various soil types and their uses in plant propagation and landscaping  Level 2 4
264180  Provide nutrition to plants and landscapes  Level 2 4
264182  Operate brushcutters in the horticultural environment  Level 2 4
264183  Prepare plants for interior environments  Level 2 6
264184  Identify common ornamental plants  Level 2 8
264185  Apply pest control practices in ornamental plant production and landscaping  Level 2 6
264186  Conduct controlled tree felling in various locations  Level 3 6
264188  Propagate plants from stem cuttings  Level 2 5
264190  Plant and establish herbaceous plants in landscaped areas  Level 2 6
264191  Demonstrate an understanding of a flowering plant’s reproductive cycle  Level 2 5
264192  Provide care for ornamental plants  Level 2 8
264194  Operate specialised walk-behind mowers  Level 2 5
264195  Operate chainsaws for limbing and logging at ground level  Level 2 6
264234  Monitor and maintain health and safety standards in horticulture  Level 3 5
264274  Apply biological and chemical control of alien invader plants  Level 3 5
264195  Operate chainsaws for limbing and logging at ground level  Level 2 6