11NZTA

NCEA Level 1 NZ Primary Industries Trade Academy

Subject Description

This two-year programme of study leads to the New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2).

The programme aims to ensure that at the end of the two years of study students 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 sector.

The programme provides learners with transferable skills in literacy and numeracy, and instills work-ready skills through practical training opportunities in realistic working environments.


Pathway

Recommended Prior Learning

Students apply to enter the course and are then interviewed by a panel of Staff from Primary ITO and Lakes High. From this selection process, selected students are invited to join the program. A high attendance rate and excellent pastoral record are required by the Primary ITO for consideration

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 25 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 31 v7
NZQA Info
Connect up, and perform repairs and maintenance on an on-farm water supply system
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
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. 19136 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate the social requirements for family living in a primary industry context
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 19137 v3
NZQA Info
Describe the opportunities, advantages, and disadvantages of primary industry employment
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 19138 v3
NZQA Info
Describe weather, climate and micro-climate characteristics, and interpret weather maps for a primary industry operation
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 19143 v3
NZQA Info
Perform calculations in a primary industry context
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 19145 v3
NZQA Info
Describe hydration, nutrition, and sleep in relation to physical well-being of primary industry workers
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24833 v2
NZQA Info
Identify and maintain fencing tools and equipment, and identify fencing construction materials and wire types
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 26969 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the New Zealand primary sectors
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 25
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0