NCEA Level 1 AgHort Academy

11AHA
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

NCEA Level 2 AgHort Academy, NCEA Level 2 AgHort Management

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.

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. 19138 v3 Describe weather, climate and micro-climate characteristics, and interpret weather maps for a primary industry operation
2
I
4
U.S. 23780 v1 Undertake general garden maintenance
1
I
5
U.S. 23783 v1 Grow and maintain plants in containers from seed
1
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. 90918 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.1 - Carry out a practical agricultural or horticultural investigation
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

landscaper, horticulture, farmer, soil analyst, dairy farmer, forestry, 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.