NCEA Level 1 NZ Primary Industries Trade Academy

11NZTA
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge:

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

NCEA Level 2 NZ Primary Industries Trade Academy

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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 31 v7 Connect up, and perform repairs and maintenance on an on-farm water supply system
2
I
2
U.S. 561 v5 Install, dismantle, and store temporary electric fences
2
I
2
U.S. 19136 v3 Demonstrate the social requirements for family living in a primary industry context
1
I
2
U.S. 19137 v3 Describe the opportunities, advantages, and disadvantages of primary industry employment
1
I
2
U.S. 19138 v3 Describe weather, climate and micro-climate characteristics, and interpret weather maps for a primary industry operation
2
I
4
U.S. 19143 v3 Perform calculations in a primary industry context
2
I
3
U.S. 19145 v3 Describe hydration, nutrition, and sleep in relation to physical well-being of primary industry workers
2
I
4
U.S. 24833 v2 Identify and maintain fencing tools and equipment, and identify fencing construction materials and wire types
2
I
3
U.S. 26969 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of the New Zealand primary sectors
1
I
3
Total Credits

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