NCEA Level 3 Agriculture Horticulture

13AGH
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91528 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.1 - Carry out an investigation into an aspect of a New Zealand primary product or its production
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91529 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.2 - Research and report on the impact of factors on the profitability of a New Zealand primary product
3
I
6
Y
6r *
Y
A.S. 91530 v3 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of how market forces affect supply of and demand for New Zealand primary products
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
Y
A.S. 91531 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how the production process meets market requirements for a New Zealand primary product(s)
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91532 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.5 - Analyse a New Zealand primary production environmental issue
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
Total Credits
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.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 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, landscaper, horticulture, farmer, soil analyst, dairy farmer, forestry


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.