Level 2 Primary Industries Academy

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

This course is taught in conjunction with L2 Primary Industries.  This programme focuses on the Industry Standards and practical skills associated with working in the primary industries, such as first aid, health and safety, fence construction, quad bikes, chainsaws, pest control.  Students are able to choose a focus such as beef, dairy, sheep, horticulture, equine or other by negotiation..  

You will also be required to have a line of Enterprise and Agribusiness.

Students who have gained NCEA Level 2 are able to negotiate to participate in Level 3 primary industries.

If you are interested in this course please see the Careers Office for more information.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Communicates ideas and information.
  • Key concepts related to reproduction, behaviour, growth and development of livestock and plants.  
  • Manages resources such as time and materials.
  • Practical skills relevant to the primary sector such as fence construction. 
  • Understands teamwork and works with others.
  • Gain knowledge of the business side of primary industries.
  • Practical skills relevant to working in the primary industries.
  • Gain knowledge of a primary industry that suits the students pathway. 


Year Levels/Departments:

Academy, Careers, Science, Seniors