Working on the allotment

Challenge reference: 3796

Notional learning hours  20
Level E1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Skill
Learning aim

The learner will develop an understanding of how to maintain an allotment and develop the practical skills needed to grow and care for plants.

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 recognise and use a variety of gardening tools.

  2. Be able to grow and care for a variety of plants.

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Assessment criteria

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

The learner can:

    • Collect the tools that are needed from the storage area and handle them safely
    • Choose the most appropriate tool needed to complete a specific task
    • Clean the tools and return them to the storage area after they have been used
    • Choose which plants they would like to grow
    • Sow seeds in a tray and care for them regularly
    • Prepare the ground in the allotment ready for the plants that have been grown
    • Grow and care for plants over a period of time
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