NCEA Level 2 Farming Skills

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss A. Simpson

This internally assessed course builds on the Level 1 agriculture course for students who may be going on to work or study in the agriculture or horticulture sectors. Students create their own course of study, selected from the Southern Institute of Technology - Telford STAR programme, from the categories below:

  • General Agriculture
  • Dairy
  • Deer
  • Cattle
  • Sheep
  • Farm Dogs
  • Agri-chemicals and Plant Pest Control
  • Beekeeping
  • Equine
  • Horticulture

Recommended Prior Learning

NCEA Level 1 Literacy and a good level of reading comprehension and writing to enable students to work independently from workbooks.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended students attend the Agricultural Field Days Term 2 at a cost of approximate cost $35.00. Other field trips may be required, these will be planned as needed and all costs kept to a minimum. This course is also supported with STAR funding.
ringbinder, blue & black pens, highlighter, A4 lined refill



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Credits listed may change.