Level 2 Agriculture
The course will be a mixture of theory, hands on practical work and lots of classroom
discussion. There will be field trips to emphasise learning.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
The Level 2 Agriculture course will explore aspects of soil science, environmental
modifications caused by farming, livestock reproduction and plant propagation and
how livestock behaviour affects productivity. It will also allow students to learn more of the
practical skills associated with agriculture.
WHAT SHOULD I HAVE DONE ALREADY?
Have an interest in agriculture or horticulture and a desire to have a future in the
farming industry or further education.
The final examination in November assesses the two external standards.It is vital that you read and understand the rules relating to NCEA in the Student Handbook. The following rules are emphasized here:
WHERE DOES THIS COURSE LEAD?
Level 2 agriculture leads to the Level 3 Agribusiness course and is also useful for students who plan to leave at the end of year 12.
Course book $30
Field trips, (maximum of $30)