- Code: AGRI.2100
- Fee: $597*
- Level: 2
- Credits: 15
- EFTS: 0.125
- Subject: Agriculture
|Time in class||50 (approximate total hours)|
|Work experience||70 (approximate total hours)|
|Offered (indicative)||Semester 1, Semester 2, Secondary Tertiary Pathway Delivery|
|Location||Tokoroa, Taupo, Whakatane, Waipa, Rotorua Trades Academy, Whakatane Trades Academy, Turangi|
New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2);
The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to check and report on livestock situations, assist with the handling and grazing of livestock, and to understand livestock health and behaviour.
On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Check and report on livestock.
- Understand and assist with handling and treatment of cattle in yards.
- Assist with livestock grazing management and feeding.
- Move stock safely and effectively.
- Understand livestock health and behaviour.
Embedded unit standards or achievement standards
|Assist with handling livestock when moving and drafting, and when livestock are distressed||19106||2||4|
|Check and report on livestock||19112||2||4|
|Demonstrate knowledge of livestock behaviour and animal welfare||19116||2||2|
|Assist with handling cattle in yards||26417||2||2|
|Feed livestock with supplementary feed as directed||24629||2||2|
|Assist with livestock grazing management, and feed livestock under direct supervision||24630||2||4|
For more information on Unit Standards explore the NZQA Framework
*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.
*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016
Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017