Level 3 Agriculture and Horticulture

300AGH
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Rankin

The emphasis is on the identification of market requirements for agricultural and horticultural products and the consequent manipulation of agricultural and horticultural production processes to achieve optimum economic returns.  Independent research investigations are a major focus.


Recommended Entry Criteria

Level 2 Agriculture & Horticulture or see HOD.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91529 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.2 - Research and report on the impact of factors on the profitability of a New Zealand primary product
3
I
6
Y
6r,6w *
Y
A.S. 91530 v3 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of how market forces affect supply of and demand for New Zealand primary products
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
Y
A.S. 91531 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how the production process meets market requirements for a New Zealand primary product(s)
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91532 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.5 - Analyse a New Zealand primary production environmental issue
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Pathway Tags

dairy farmer, forestry contractor, horticultural worker, vet nurse, Amenity Horticulture, Fruit Production, Vegetable Production, Nursery Production, Viticulture, Floristry, Landscaping, Horticultural Consultant, Science technician, Crop Production Manager, Forestry, Marketing Manager, Orchard Manager, Insectary Manager, Vegetable Farm Manager, Quality Controller, landscaper, horticulture, farmer, soil analyst, dairy farmer, forestry


Disclaimer

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