Level 2 Farming - Semester B

2PTAB
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 two, students might be out for two days on a farm, (one Farming, one work experience).
Students must be self-motivated to catch up on work missed while off campus.
Taratahi live in experience available for those 16+ around October. - Four days at the Masterton Campus during a school break.
This is a FULL YEAR course. Students must take Semester A and B


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Wet weather gear, steel cap boots.


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 and taster day. Ten places available.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 19053 v4 Operate a motorcycle on flat terrain in the workplace under close supervision
2
I
3
U.S. 19114 v3 Assist with handling and treatment of livestock
2
I
6
U.S. 23540 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of hazards, hazard control, and the consequences of injury in a rural workplace
2
I
5
U.S. 24555 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of a motorcycle
2
I
3
U.S. 28924 v2 Assist with supplying water to livestock in a pastoral livestock workplace
3
I
5
Total Credits

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

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 2021.