13PIA

Year 13 Primary Industries - Agriculture

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Dryburgh

Level 2 and Year 13 Secondary Primary Industries are highly practical courses for students who are interested in a career in primary industries and learning practical skills.

Graduate profile: (What qualities/additional skills learners will achieve by taking this course?) 
Students will learn about Mustelid pests and how to trap and control numbers. They will also learn basic fencing practices and will build a fence as a team and have the opportunity to gain a safety certificate in the safe operation of a chainsaw. The course will provide further instruction in skills need to work in the primary industries, eg, Agrichemical use.

Possible Career/ Vocational Pathway(s): (What career pathways are related to this course?)


Learning outcomes/Assessment links: See standards list
Note: Courses are subject to change with the review of courses at the end of each year. Course is not endorsable.

Progression: (What courses does this course lead to?)
Local industry: forestry, agriculture, horticulture.

Vocational/Industry links: (What vocational or industry learning experiences will be included in this course?)
Qualifications directly applicable to employment in primary industries

Contextualised contexts: (What local, cultural, real-life content is involved in this course?)
Local industry.  Practical experience chain-sawing, fence building and trapping pests.

Teaching and Learning Approaches: (How will I learn in this course?)
Students will learn through ICT use for visualisation of abstract ideas, field trips, working outdoors, practical skills in primary industries, future-relevant foundational understanding of the world, applied mathematics and statistics, scientific writing and scientific investigation and laboratory work.



Course Overview

Term 1
The timetable of teaching, learning and assessment of these standards will be advised by letter at the commencement of the 2021 school year.

Term 4
Revision and further assessment opportunities
KEY DATES: Week 4: Further assessment opportunities

Resource Requirements

Students will require a 2B8 Lab Book, together with a couple of pairs of gumboot socks.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students should have succeeded in Level 2 Secondary Primary Industries and/or have approval from the Teacher in Charge and/or Head of Learning Area.  This class is limited to fourteen students.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 70 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 70 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 561 v5
NZQA Info
Install, dismantle, and store temporary electric fences
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6916 v9
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the rules relating to chainsaw use
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6917 v9
NZQA Info
Demonstrate basic chainsaw operation
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 12
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20778 v2
NZQA Info
Describe and use traps to control mustelid pests
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 9
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20788 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of mustelid biology and environmental impact as a pest species
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 21563 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate understanding of the legislation, regulations and standards for the use of agrichemicals
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23542 v1
NZQA Info
Identify factors, and describe how to manage factors, that contribute to injury in a rural workplace
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24822 v2
NZQA Info
Install wooden battens for fencing
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24832 v2
NZQA Info
Open and draw out a coil of wire, tie knots, join wire, and prepare wire for transport and storage
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24833 v2
NZQA Info
Identify and maintain fencing tools and equipment, and identify fencing construction materials and wire types
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24834 v2
NZQA Info
Replace a broken post and repair a broken wire in fences
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24835 v1
NZQA Info
Identify the location of a fault in electric fences, and replace electric fence components
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24836 v3
NZQA Info
Describe nonelectric fences, fence support materials, and safe practices in fencing
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27215 v3
NZQA Info
Prepare to apply and apply agrichemicals using hand held equipment
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 70
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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