13AGH

NCEA Level 3 Agriculture Horticulture

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Millichamp

Content/Skills:

  • Investigation into a NZ primary product or its production;
  • Report on factors impacting on profitability of NZ primary products;
  • Market forces affecting supply and demand of NZ primary products;
  • How production process affects profitability of NZ primary products; and
  • Analyse a NZ primary production issue.

Field trip:  One or two as required.

This course does lead to a University Entrance approved subject.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary course contribution: towards field trip transportation, to be advised at the time.

Recommended Prior Learning

Level 2 achievement in any of the following subjects - Agricultural Science, 12 Agriculture Academy, Biology, Economics, or by consultation with Mr Millichamp.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91528 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.1 - Carry out an investigation into an aspect of a New Zealand primary product or its production
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91529 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.2 - Research and report on the impact of factors on the profitability of a New Zealand primary product
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91530 v3
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of how market forces affect supply of and demand for New Zealand primary products
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91531 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how the production process meets market requirements for a New Zealand primary product(s)
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91532 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.5 - Analyse a New Zealand primary production environmental issue
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 24
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 20
TotalNumeracy Credits: 15

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

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.