L2AGR Agriculture

COURSE TITLE:

Level 2 Agriculture

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

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.

ASSESSMENT OUTLINE:

L2AGR

ASSESSMENT REGULATIONS:

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.

INDICATIVE COSTS:

Course book $30

Field trips, (maximum of $30)