NCEA Level 1 Agriculture Science

11AGR
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Millichamp

Content/Skills:

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

Field Trips:

Two days on practical skills.

This subject will lead to a UE approved subject.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Nil.


Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Agriculture or by consultation with Head of Agriculture.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 19053 v4 Operate a motorcycle on flat terrain in the workplace under close supervision
2
I
3
U.S. 23540 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of hazards, hazard control, and the consequences of injury in a rural workplace
2
I
5
U.S. 24554 v3 Operate a quad bike on flat terrain in the workplace under close supervision
2
I
4
U.S. 24555 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of a motorcycle
2
I
3
U.S. 24557 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of a quad bike
2
I
3
A.S. 90155 v4 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.7 - Demonstrate knowledge of pasture/crop management practices
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90157 v4 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.2 - Demonstrate practical skills used in agricultural or horticultural production
1
I
4
A.S. 90160 v5 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.5 - Demonstrate knowledge of the impact on the environment of primary production management practices
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90919 v3 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.3 - Demonstrate knowledge of soil management practices
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90921 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.6 - Demonstrate knowledge of livestock management practices
1
E
5
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 38 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 29 credits.

Pathway Tags

dairy farmer, forestry contractor, horticultural worker, vet nurse, Amenity Horticulture, Fruit Production, Vegetable Production, Nursery Production, Viticulture, Floristry, Landscaping, Horticultural Consultant, Science technician, Crop Production Manager, Forestry, Marketing Manager, Orchard Manager, Insectary Manager, Vegetable Farm Manager, Quality Controller


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.