This course requires 2 options.
Agricultural & Horticultural Science - Level 3
Teacher in Charge: Mr I. Davie
Level 3 achievement standards course that covers horticultural and agricultural science.
This course is designed for students that are considering going to University to study Primary Industries which include Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Viticulture etc.
Areas covered include:
- Marketing and product attributes.
- Manipulation of primary production.
- Visits to orchard, marketing company and Hamilton Fieldays Days.
- Potential Massey University Palmerston North visit.
Investigation of an exported horticultural crop and how key attributes are managed by the growers.
Research and reporting on key attribute of a horticultural crop that are required by an export market.
How export markets shaped the horticultural sector in New Zealand.
1. 12 credits in any Science subject at level 2 or by prior permission from TIC.
2. A proven record of self managment give the research requirement of level 3 standards.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Term: 1, Week: 2
Term: 1, Week: 8
Term: 3, Week: 2
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
Agricultural/Horticultural, Farming, Horticulture, Forestry, Arboriculture, Viticulture., Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Beekeeper, Arborist, Biosecurity Officer, Farm Worker, Crop Worker, Crop Farmer/Crop Manager, Forest Manager, Forestry and Logging Worker, Landscaper, Agricultural Field Representative, Groundsperson, Nursery Grower/Worker, Packhouse Worker, Quarantine Officer, Agricultural Technician, Statistician, Technician, Farmer/Farm Manager, Health and Safety Adviser,
It is the policy of Tauranga Boys’ College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.