Level 2 Primary Industries

2PRI
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

The primary industries is one of New Zealand's largest industries. In Level 2 primary industries students will get the opportunity to gain a first aid certificate, as well as carry out an extended practical investigation into growth and development. The will explore key concepts such as reproductive techniques used in commercial production, livestock behaviour in commercial production, the influence of management practices on growth and development of plants and livestock, the environmental impacts of locally produced primary products.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

Develop these skills:Explore this content:
  • Scientific Procedures 
  • Carry out an extended agricultural investigation. 
  • Think Critically
  • Demonstrate understanding of how management practices influence plant growth and development and livestock growth and development.
  • Analyse Information
  • Demonstrate understanding of reproductive techniques used in commercial production. 
  • Conveys information in writing
  • Report on the environmental impacts of producing a local primary product.



Year Levels/Departments:

Science, Seniors



Resources Required

2B8 exercise book
Document Wallet