AGH2A

NCEA L2 Agriculture and Horticulture 2A

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss R. Kane

Agriculture and Horticulture

A course suited to those interested in pursuing a career in  Agriculture/Horticulture.

The course includes

Farm Safety

Safe Operation of a Tractor

Environmental Impacts of Primary Production

Knowledge of Non- electric fences



Course Overview

Semester A
Farm Safety- this Unit Standard looks at Health and Safety from a rural perspective. It looks at the role sof ACC and Worksafe, as well as the effects an injury can have on the worker, employer and their families.

Safe Operation of a Tractor- this Unit Standard looks at the legal requirements of tractors and how to use them safely.
Environmental Impacts of Primary Production- this Achievement Standard looks at the effects primary industries can have on the soil/land, water/seas, air and living organisms.

Knowledge of Non- electric fences- this Unit Standard looks at the material used and the safe practices in fencing.

Recommended Prior Learning

No prior knowledge required but an interest in Primary Industries would be useful.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will require a 1B5 book

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 19044 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the legal requirements and hazards associated with tractor use

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23540 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of hazards, hazard control, and the consequences of injury in a rural workplace

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24836 v3
NZQA Info
Describe nonelectric fences, fence support materials, and safe practices in fencing

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91298 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.10 - Report on the environmental impact of the production of a locally produced primary product

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 14
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0