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.

The aims of this course are

•    To develop an appreciation of New Zealand’s native plants and animals

•    To re-vegetate certain areas

•    To learn how to propagate native plants


The main topics covered in this course are:

•    Propagation and naming of native plants

•    Planting of trees and shrubs 

•    Weed identification and control

•    Rural pest animals and their control


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: 26 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
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 v2
NZQA Info
Describe rural pest animals, monitoring and control 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: 10
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29338 v2
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: 10
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 26
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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