L2 Agriculture & Horticulture

AGH21
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.


Pathway

L3 Agriculture & Horticulture

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Field Trips


Recommended Prior Learning

Achieved one Level 1 External in Ag/ Hort or Science


Standards Available

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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

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