FOR2A

NCEA L2 Forestry A

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss R. Kane

In this course you will learn the requirements for safe work practices as well as an outline of the forest industry in New Zealand. There are rules regarding working in forestry and you will become familiar with them.

You will also learn about the importance of the physical well being of primary industry workers.

Chainsaws are a vital tool for foresters. You will learn how to use them safely.

Finally, you will leave the course knowing how commercial forestry works.


Course Overview

Semester A
Students will look at the hydration, nutrition and sleep requirements for well-being in a Primary Industry worker. They will also look at the general health, safety and environmental requirements in Forestry including operating a chainsaw safely.

Recommended Prior Learning

No prior learning is required, but an interest in Forsestry and a willingness for physical work would help.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will require a 1B5 book.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 6916 v9
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the rules relating to chainsaw use
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 17769 v6
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of general health, safety, and environmental requirements in forestry
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 19145 v3
NZQA Info
Describe hydration, nutrition, and sleep in relation to physical well-being of primary industry workers
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29499 v2
NZQA Info
Identify a range of plants by botanical and common name, and their basic features
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0