12AG1

12 Agriculture and Horticultural Science 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms E. Hancock

The course includes the study of the environmental impact of farming, reproductive techniques, animal production and the practical component of assisting with feeding livestock.

At Level 3, the 13AG1 course is UE Approved


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

12AG1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $25
An optional day or field trip to a commercial farm may be offered - cost to be determined.

Prerequisites

At least 10 credits in Level 1 Agricultural and Horticultural Science (11AG1)
OR at least 10 credits in Chemistry or Biology

OR HoD approval


Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
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

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91294 v3
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of how NZ commercial management practices influence livestock growth and development
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91293 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.5 - Demonstrate understanding of livestock reproductive techniques in commercial production in New Zealand

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 3

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91289 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.1 - Carry out an extended practical agricultural or horticultural investigation

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 7

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
U.S. 24630 v4
NZQA Info
Assist with livestock grazing management, and feed livestock under direct supervision

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 5

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 16
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 4