WSP3
This course requires 2 options.

NCEA L3 Wine Science and Practical

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss R. Kane

Students who are interested in the production of grapes and viticulture will benefit from this course. They will be expected to participate in a vintage. Students will continue to build on their Health and Safety knowledge. They will also continue to learn about the growth and management practices of grape growing as well as the factors that can affect the profit from grapes. 


        

        

   

Course Overview

Term 1
Students will begin by investigating the effects trellis can have on the ripening brix levels in grapes. Before students head on a vintage, they will complete a Confined Spaces certificate.

Term 2
Students will look at the factors that affect profit of grape growers and how the management practices of vineyards produce a quality grape. Students will visit a vineyard and learn how to prune grapevines.

Term 3
Students will look at health and safety aspects. They will also continue with learning about the grapevine structure and lifecycle and how management practices allow us to meet contract requirements.

Recommended Prior Learning

No prior learning is required but an interest in Wine Production would be beneficial.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will need a 1B5 book.

Pathway

This is a full year course.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 35 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 31 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 497 v10
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements

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

3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 17599 v7
NZQA Info
Plan a confined space entry

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

Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 21956 v2
NZQA Info
Describe grapevine physiology, morphology and phenology

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

Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30265 v2
NZQA Info
Apply health and safety risk assessment to a job role

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91528 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.1 - Carry out an investigation into an aspect of a New Zealand primary product or its production

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91529 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.2 - Research and report on the impact of factors on the profitability of a New Zealand primary product

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r,6w *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91531 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how the production process meets market requirements for a New Zealand primary product(s)

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 35
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 10
Total Numeracy Credits: 10

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 14

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.