Level 1 Farming
Teacher in Charge: Ms G. Bundle
The Primary ITO Trades Academy is a secondary-tertiary programme (STP) designed to provide a broad range of learning opportunities for senior secondary students motivated by a career in the primary industries. The programme is based on a partnership between schools and the Primary ITO and delivers:
This programme aims to ensure that at the end of the two years of study, learners have a combination of practical skills and theoretical knowledge that will enable them to continue to make informed choices about their career options in the primary industry. The programme provides learners with transferable skills in literacy and numeracy and instils work-ready skills through practical training opportunities in realistic working environments.
There is also opportunities to complete a Level 3 programme that will enable students to seamlessly move into a Primary Industries apprenticeship in their chosen sector.
Students who are interested will be interviewed by a Primary ITO representative.
Students spend one day out per week on a farm.
Students can do this course WITHOUT taking it as an option, but must see Ms Bundle for enrolment forms.
Recommended Prior Learning
Please see Ms Bundle to let her know of your interest for the interview.
Agricultural interest, working with animals, practical, being able to work outdoors.
Students MUST be motivated to complete the requirements and be of a mature nature to take on responsibilities of working on a farm.
Units listed below TBC 2022
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Weather dependant gear, closed in footwear, gumboots,
Assessment InformationUnit Standards. Done throughout the year, showing competence over a period of time before being marked as achieved.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 24 credits.
Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2022.