11AHA

NCEA Level 1 AgHort Academy

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Millichamp

Content/Skills:

  • Soils;
  • Pastures/crops;
  • Livestock production;
  • Practical skills; and
  • Environmental impact.

This subject will lead to a UE approved subject.

Field Trips:

Two days on practical skills.

There may also be the opportunity for some students to do a two-day course on farm bike use and safety, which is worth extra unit standard credits.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

This course is funded by the Primary Industry Training Organisation. However, each student will need to provide a 1B8 exercise book for recording information.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 31 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 31 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 19053 v4
NZQA Info
Operate a motorcycle on flat terrain in the workplace under close supervision
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 19138 v3
NZQA Info
Describe weather, climate and micro-climate characteristics, and interpret weather maps for a primary industry operation
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23780 v1
NZQA Info
Undertake general garden maintenance
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23783 v1
NZQA Info
Grow and maintain plants in containers from seed
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24554 v3
NZQA Info
Operate a quad bike on flat terrain in the workplace under close supervision
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24555 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of a motorcycle
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24557 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of a quad bike
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90918 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.1 - Carry out a practical agricultural or horticultural investigation
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 31
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 4

Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.