Level 3 Primary Industries*

3PRI
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

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.



Year Levels/Departments:

Science, Seniors



Resources Required

2B8 exercise book
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