Pest identification - control

Challenge reference: 3266

Notional learning hours  20
Level E3
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Skill
Learning aim

Learners will be able to identify common pests, their effects on plants and flowers and demonstrate a method of control of these pests

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to identify common garden pests.

  2. Be able to identify damage to a plant or flower caused by a pest.

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Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Identify at least three common garden pests from a range of six using photographs
    • Match three common garden pests to diseased plants or flowers 
    • Collect at least three physical specimens of pest damage to a plant or flower eg leaves, buds, root vegetables
    • Identify the pest most likely to have caused the damage to the plant or flower eg using photographs, symbols
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