12PTA

Level 2 Farming

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms G. Bundle

This programme gives students the opportunity to begin their tertiary education in agriculture while still at school. Students will be out one day per week on a farm with a tutor. From Term 2, students might be out two days on a farm, (one farming, one work experience).
Students must be self-motivated to catch up on work missed while off campus.
Students are selected from an interview panel.

Students can take this course and NOT be in this option line.  See Ms Bundle for verification.

Enrolment forms - please see Ms Bundle for these asap

Recommended Prior Learning

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.
Selection panel interview

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

ALL weather gear, gumboots

Assessment Information

Unit Standards. Assessment is over the whole year, once the student shows competency in this over time.
Assessment units are still to be confirmed by the ITO

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 497 v10
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 561 v5
NZQA Info
Install, dismantle, and store temporary electric fences
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 19053 v4
NZQA Info
Operate a motorcycle on flat terrain in the workplace under close supervision
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 19114 v3
NZQA Info
Assist with handling and treatment of livestock
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24555 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of a motorcycle
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 28924 v2
NZQA Info
Assist with supplying water to livestock in a pastoral livestock workplace
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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.

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