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Level 1 Agricultural and Horticultural Science

Level 1

Course Code: 1SAGH
Who can I talk to: Mr Matthews or Ms Vale

This subject is for students interested in understanding plant and animal production systems in New Zealand. It involves some practical work which covers the key areas associated with crop production and animal growth and development.

Course Information

What Knowledge Will I Develop?

Students will learn about soil science, pasture and crop management, animal husbandry and animal handling skills, health and safety in the rural work place, practical skills used in agricultural or horticultural production, geographic distribution of agriculture and horticulture in New Zealand, the environmental impact of agriculture and horticulture in New Zealand, plant husbandry and management practices.

How Will The Course Contribute To My Qualification?

Code Title Credits Internal External Core Optional L1 Literacy L1 Numeracy UE Reading UE Writing Date
497 Demonstrate knowledge of health and safety in the workplace (Unit Standard) 3 y y 07-04-2021
90921 Demonstrate knowledge of livestock management practices 5 y y y 19-11-2021
90919 Demonstrate knowledge of soil management practices 4 y y 19-11-2021
90160 Demonstrate knowledge of the impact on the environment of primary production management practices 3 y y y 01-07-2021
90920 Demonstrate knowledge of the geographic distribution of agricultural and horticultural primary production in New Zealand 3 y y y 27-05-2021
90157 Demonstrate practical skills used in agricultural or horticultural production 4 y y 15-04-2021
90918 Carry out a practical agricultural or horticultural investigation 4 y y y 18-03-2021
Credits: 26
Does this course provide a pathway to University Entrance? Yes

Entry Requirements

All students welcome.

Course Related Costs

No course costs for students.

Companion Subjects

Science, Geography, Technology

Subject Combination Notes

Not applicable