NCEA Level 2 AgHort Academy

12AHA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Millichamp

Content/Skills:

  • Animals and animal handling skills or plants and horticulture skills; 
  • Farm safety;
  • Crop production; and
  • One day per week work experience in an agricultural sector of the student's choice.


There may also be the opportunity for some students to do a two-day tractor and three-day chainsaw course which is worth an extra Credits.


This course does not lead to a University Entrance approved subject.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 561 v5 Install, dismantle, and store temporary electric fences
2
I
2
U.S. 771 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of the production horticulture industry in New Zealand
3
I
5
U.S. 2765 v6 Plant trees or shrubs under close supervision
2
I
5
U.S. 2803 v5 Maintain a documented work record for a primary industry operation
2
I
5
U.S. 6916 v9 Demonstrate knowledge of the rules relating to chainsaw use
2
I
5
U.S. 6917 v9 Demonstrate basic chainsaw operation
2
I
12
U.S. 18191 v4 Describe safe handling and health problems of dairy cattle associated with milking
2
I
3
U.S. 19044 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of the legal requirements and hazards associated with tractor use
2
I
3
U.S. 19106 v3 Assist with handling livestock when moving and drafting, and when livestock are distressed
2
I
4
U.S. 19145 v3 Describe hydration, nutrition, and sleep in relation to physical well-being of primary industry workers
2
I
4
U.S. 19147 v3 Describe the activities and identify the hazards in a wool shed during shearing from a farm perspective
2
I
2
U.S. 22191 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of factors which influence plant growth
2
I
5
U.S. 24630 v4 Assist with livestock grazing management, and feed livestock under direct supervision
2
I
4
U.S. 27608 v2 Demonstrate basic wheel tractor driving on flat ground under close supervision
1
I
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 62 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 62 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.