3PRI

Level 3 Primary Industries*

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

In this course students will carry out an investigation into consumer preferences of a primary product, research and explore the factors that impact the profitability of a primary product, explore how market forces affect supply and demand and analyse an environmental issue related to primary production such as freshwater and sustainable production. Students in this class will have the opportunity to participate in a tractor course and a gateway placement.  There is a unit standard pathway available for students if this best suits their learning/pathway.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

Develop these skills:Explore this content:
  • Scientific Procedures.
  • Factors impacting profitability of primary production.
  • Think Critically.
  • Investigate an aspect of primary production. 
  • Analyse Information.
  • How market forces affect supply and demand. 
  • Conveys information in writing.
  • Analyse a primary production environmental issue.


Resources Required

2B8 exercise book
Document wallet

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 47 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 33 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 19044 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the legal requirements and hazards associated with tractor use

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24538 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of tractor stability and the dynamics of tractors and attached implements

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24539 v3
NZQA Info
Maintain and use a power take off (PTO) driven implement attached to a tractor under limited supervision

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24552 v3
NZQA Info
Check and drive a basic wheel tractor with an attached implement on flat terrain

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27604 v2
NZQA Info
Operate a tractor with an attached implement on rolling terrain under limited supervision

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27608 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate basic wheel tractor driving on flat ground under close supervision

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91528 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.1 - Carry out an investigation into an aspect of a New Zealand primary product or its production
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91529 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.2 - Research and report on the impact of factors on the profitability of a New Zealand primary product
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r,6w *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91530 v3
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of how market forces affect supply of and demand for New Zealand primary products
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91531 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of how the production process meets market requirements for a New Zealand primary product(s)

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91532 v2
NZQA Info
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 3.5 - Analyse a New Zealand primary production environmental issue
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 47
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 24
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 20
Total Numeracy Credits: 15

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24

This course is University approved and will allow you to meet the requirements for University Entrance.

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