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Level 2 Agriculture

Level 2

Course Code: 2SAGR
Who can I talk to: Mr Matthews

There will be hands on activities such as practical, field work and experiments. Theory work will involve problem solving and research skills, and there are several skills-based assessments linked to working in the Agriculture sector.

Course Information

What Knowledge Will I Develop?

Students will develop their understanding of changing land use in New Zealand and the environmental impact of agricultural practices. Students will learn the handling and treatment of livestock and the factors affecting livestock growth. Students will develop practical skills such as fencing.

How Will The Course Contribute To My Qualification?

Code Title Credits Internal External Core Optional L1 Literacy L1 Numeracy UE Reading UE Writing Date
24833 Identify and maintain fencing tools and equipment, and identify fencing construction materials and wire types 4 y y 16-09-2021
2765 Plant trees and shrubs under close supervision 5 y y 16-09-2021
24822 Install wooden battens for fencing 3 y y 16-09-2021
91294 Demonstrate understanding of how NZ commercial management practices influence livestock growth and development. 4 y y y 19-11-2021
91297 Demonstrate understanding of land use for primary production in New Zealand 4 y y 19-11-2021
91298 Report on the environmental impact of the production of a locally produced primary product. 4 y y y 24-06-2021
91295 Demonstrate understanding of interactions between livestock behaviour and NZ commercial management practices. 4 y y y 27-05-2021
91293 Demonstrate understanding of livestock reproductive techniques in commercial production in New Zealand 4 y y 01-04-2021
1911 Assist with handling and treatment of livestock (US) 6 y y 01-04-2021
Credits: 26-38
Does this course provide a pathway to University Entrance? Yes

Entry Requirements

Ideally students who took 1SAGH, although all students are welcome with HOD approval.

Course Related Costs

No course costs for students.

Companion Subjects

Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Technology, Geography, Economics

Subject Combination Notes

Not applicable