AGR8

Agriculture - NCEA Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Brownlee

This course will continue to develop and extend students practical skills and knowledge Agricultural industry at Level 3.
Construct a post and rail fence
Understand non-electric fencing
Pest Control (optional)
Weeds
Animal physiology
Agriculture innovation and design

Students who complete this course should be ready to gain employment or continue to study at a tertiary provider.


Recommended Prior Learning

AGR 7 recommended, approval from HOD of Agriculture and Horticulture Department. Do not need NCEA L2

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 27 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 27 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 18 v6
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of animal anatomy and physiology

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

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

U.S. 24837 v1
NZQA Info
Describe non-electric fence types and components
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11

U.S. 27210 v2
NZQA Info
Identify and describe weeds, and methods of prevention and control

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29335 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate understanding of rural pest animal operations in New Zealand

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29338 v1
NZQA Info
Prepare and use traps to control rural pest animals

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 27
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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