NCEA L2 Agriculture and Horticulture 2A

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss R. Kane

Recommended Prior Learning

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

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.

Learning Areas:

NCEA Level 2, Science - PÅ«taiao


NCEA L3 Sustainable Marine Science

Career Pathways

Agricultural Technician, Statistician, Arborist, Automotive Technician, Farmer/Farm Manager, Biosecurity Officer, Butcher, Farm Assistant, Science Technician, Crop Worker, Forest Manager, Forestry and Logging Worker, Forestry Scientist, Groundsperson, Health and Safety Adviser, Nursery Grower/Worker, Packhouse Worker

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will require a 1B5 book