11AHM

NCEA Level 1 AgHort Management

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.


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.

Recommended Prior Learning

Through interview with Primary Industry Training Organisation Staff member and Agriculture Department staff.

This subject takes up 2 columns on the timetable (count for 2 subjects) and is designed for those students who wish to work in the primary industry sector on leaving school.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 37 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 37 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 18191 v4
NZQA Info
Describe safe handling and health problems of dairy cattle associated with milking
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 18192 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of how cows produce milk
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
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. 19136 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate the social requirements for family living in a primary industry context
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 19137 v3
NZQA Info
Describe the opportunities, advantages, and disadvantages of primary industry employment
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
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. 19145 v3
NZQA Info
Describe hydration, nutrition, and sleep in relation to physical well-being of primary industry workers
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
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. 90157 v4
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.2 - Demonstrate practical skills used in agricultural or horticultural production
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90920 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.4 - Demonstrate knowledge of the geographic distribution of agricultural and horticultural primary production in New Zealand
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 37
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 3
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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.