Unit Award Scheme


In successfully completing this unit, the Learner will have

Evidence needed

shown knowledge of

1what monoculture is and a typical monoculture crop grown in the UKSummary sheet
2what 'the three sisters' traditional farming method isSummary sheet
3at least three crops that can be grown together using companion farming in the UKSummary sheet

demonstrated the ability to

4calculate the amount of fertiliser a farmer would need in a monoculture field depleted of nutrients, based on the size of the field and the type of crop to be plantedStudent completed work
5calculate the amount of time a monoculture crop needs to grow and the amount of nutrients it removes from the soil, in order to plan a crop rotation schedule for the next plantingStudent completed work
6calculate the amount of crops that could be planted in the same field, using the 'three sisters' method of companion planting, based on the spacing each of the plants needs to grow properly.Student completed work

All outcomes recorded on an AQA Summary Sheet

Approved 11 August 2023Level - Level One