AGH21

L2 Agriculture & Horticulture

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Martin

This course leads onto Year 13 Agriculture/Horticulture (AGH31) and tertiary study, such as University. Students taking this course have the opportunity to learn about livestock reproductive techniques, how the environment affects growth and how farmers and growers modify these factors, carry out an investigation based upon agriculture or horticulture, and participate in field work. Discussing issues and practices with experts is an important part of this course.

Careers this course can lead onto include management positions in horticulture or agriculture, veterinary science, landscape design, marketing, and conservation.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Field Trips

Recommended Prior Learning

Achieved one Level 1 External in Ag/ Hort or Science

Pathway

Standards Available

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91289 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.1 - Carry out an extended practical agricultural or horticultural investigation
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91290 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of techniques used to modify physical factors of the environment for NZ plant production
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91291 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of advanced plant propagation techniques used for commercial production in New Zealand
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91295 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of interactions between livestock behaviour and NZ commercial management practices
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91298 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.10 - Report on the environmental impact of the production of a locally produced primary product
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91866 v1
NZQA Info
Agribusiness 2.8 - Conduct an inquiry into the use of organisms to meet future needs
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 24
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 4

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