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Level 2 - Primary Industries Waikato Trades Academy

This programme is available to Year 11 and/or Year 12 students. The programme involves learning practical skills with qualified industry tutors on selected farms, as well as gaining valuable industry and career advice. Primary Industry programmes run one day per week over a minimum of 30 weeks during terms 1-4 with practical delivery finishing in late October and early November.

 

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There’s a huge range of jobs in this sector, with a variety of experiences and opportunities on offer. You could work in the outdoors, in some of the most stunning landscapes in the world, planting, growing, or tending animals, trees, and crops. You may work alone, sometimes in isolated places, or with a bunch of like-minded people who may become friends for life. Your work will change with the seasons, sometimes it’s light, sometimes it’s physically and mentally demanding. There’s also plenty of sophisticated high-tech toys to play with and plenty of on-the-job training to help you learn to use them.

Certificate in Primary Industries Level 2 (Year One at WTA and Taratahi)

 

Vocational Pathway: Primary Industries

NCEA Level: Level 2

Number of Credits: 43 total credits (20 in first year, and 23 in second year)

Criteria: Students enrolled in the WTA must still attend secondary school and keep up with their normal school work.

Duration of Programme: 1 year, February to November

Programme Structure: 1 day per week ( 8:30am - 3:00pm) during the school term

Location: Rotokauri Campus, Hamilton, for theory based work. For practical based work, classes will be working on various farm sites.

Cost: Free to the student

Transport: To be arranged with your school and if applicable covered by WTA

Further Details: www.taratahi.ac.nzwww.youthguarantee.net.nz

Contacts: You must enrol through your school. See your Careers Advisor.

 

Unit StandardTitleCreditLevelVersion
Year One    
19116Demonstrate knowledge of livestock behaviour and animal welfare223
24555Demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of a motorcycle322
19053Ride a motorcycle on a flat terrain323
28924Assist with supplying water to livestock in a pastoral livestock workplace531
561Install, dismantle, and store temporary electric fences224
23540Demonstrate knowledge of hazards, hazard control, and the consequences of injury in a rural workplace.521
 Year One Total NZQA Credits20
 
     
Year Two    
19114Assist with handling and treatment of livestock622
24557Demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of a quad bike323
19112Check and report on livestock422
24832Open and draw out a coil of wire, tie knots, join wire, and prepare wire for transport and storage521
23541 (start in year one and complete in year two)Locate hazards, describe safety procedures, and demonstrate safe work practices in a rural workplace521
 Year Two Total NZQA Credits23
 
 Year One and Two Total Combined43
 

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WTA Programme Selection

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Equipment Agreement I understand if I am successful in securing a place at the Waikato Trades Academy, either in the Manufacturing and Technology or the Construction and Infrastructure programme, I will be issued with the following equipment: 1 pair of safety boots, if applicable 1 pair of WTA overalls, if applicable A BusIt card, if eligible I understand that: I will not be able to enter the classroom or work space (or any other restricted area) without wearing the correct clothing/footwear instructed by the tutor. It is my responsibility to bring my equipment on days that I'm at the Trades Academy. Should you forget to bring your equipment, you are at risk of being sent back to school for the day. Should this happen on a regular basis you may be permanently removed from the programme. You are responsible for taking your own equipment home to be cleaned and stored as instructed by the tutor. Each student has been provided with equipment to be used primarily while at the Trades Academy. Should you lose your equipment it is your responsibility to pay for replacement. The Trades Academy will only provide new clothing/footwear if the student outgrows the original set. If you withdraw or are removed from the programme you will be required to return all issued equipment.
Safety boot size Please select your shoe size. (UK sizing). The safety boot size generally corresponds to your standard shoe size but please remember that you will need to wear thick socks with your safety boots
Equipment Agreement I understand if I am successful in securing a place at the Waikato Trades Academy, either in the Manufacturing and Technology or the Construction and Infrastructure programme, I will be issued with the following equipment: 1 pair of safety boots, if applicable 1 pair of WTA overalls, if applicable A BusIt card, if eligible I understand that: I will not be able to enter the classroom or work space (or any other restricted area) without wearing the correct clothing/footwear instructed by the tutor. It is my responsibility to bring my equipment on days that I'm at the Trades Academy. Should you forget to bring your equipment, you are at risk of being sent back to school for the day. Should this happen on a regular basis you may be permanently removed from the programme. You are responsible for taking your own equipment home to be cleaned and stored as instructed by the tutor. Each student has been provided with equipment to be used primarily while at the Trades Academy. Should you lose your equipment it is your responsibility to pay for replacement. The Trades Academy will only provide new clothing/footwear if the student outgrows the original set. If you withdraw or are removed from the programme you will be required to return all issued equipment.
Safety boot size Please select your shoe size. (UK sizing). The safety boot size generally corresponds to your standard shoe size but please remember that you will need to wear thick socks with your safety boots

Citizenship

We require proof of citizenship and eligibility to study from all new applicants to Wintec. Applicants whose name is different from that which is stated on a birth certificate or passport must also provide evidence of the legal name change. 
Please select your New Zealand citizenship status: *
Please indicate the document you will be supplying as proof of your identification. A certified copy of this should be emailed to wta@wintec.ac.nz to complete your enrolment *

Current Education

This information is required by the Ministry of Education
What will be your year in Secondary School when starting at Waikato Trades Academy? *
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What is the highest NCEA level you have achieved?
Do you have NCEA Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy? *
Are you currently working towards NCEA Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy?

Ethnicity and Language

Please indicate which ethnic group(s) you belong to. You may select up to three options: *
Is English, Māori, or sign language your first language? *

Students with impairments

In order for Wintec to provide the appropriate information and support to students with impairments, students are asked to disclose any impairment which may impact their study.
Do you live with the effects of a significant injury, long term illness or disability that may affect your learning? *
Please indicate if you need the assistance of a (tick all that apply):
If you need the assistance of a teacher aid, will they be accompanying you to WTA?

Transport

Eligibility for funded Ministry of Education transport is dependent on the distance travelled to attend WTA and will be assessed on the information you provide below.  We are also obligated to find the most economically viable transport routes possible.
What means of transport will you be taking to WTA? (Reminder course starts at 8.30am therefore normal school transport will not be an option. Campuses include Wintec City, Wintec Rotokauri, Wintec Thames, Kopu Workshop) *

Transport agreement

I understand that if I am eligible I will be issued with a BusIt card. The BusIt card will be preloaded with $45 and should be topped up as required at the WTA student centre. The exact amount required to cover your bus rides to the WTA for your programme throughout the year has been calculated and allocated to you. Please do not use your card for other bus rides or you will run out. If you lose your card please see the WTA office immediately so that we can cancel the card and save the remaining credit. If you lose a second card please be aware that it will cost you $5 for your second replacement. *

Student code of conduct

Please find below the WTA Student Code of Conduct. The Waikato Trades Academy expects all enrolled students and their schools to commit to the following. Please select “agree” to confirm your agreement.
Principle One: Responsibilities of the Student * Comply with all statutes, policies, regulations and procedures of the provider and their secondary school * Exercise responsible and safe use of school and the provider resources * Accept consequences of non-compliance *
Principle Two: Respect the Rights of Others *Refrain from all forms of discrimination, intimidation and harassment of fellow students, staff and the wider community * Respect the privacy of individuals at all times * Avoid behaviour which might cause disruption to the school or the provider community *
Principle Three: Behaviour *Follow the employer’s and tutor’s reasonable instructions * Use all tools, equipment, safety equipment and clothing issued to the student in a safe and responsible manner * Behave in such a way that neither the student nor other people are put at risk by the student’s actions, and that conduct mirrors industry standards for health and safety in the workplace *
General Guidelines: * I intend to remain enrolled in secondary school and in a Trade Academy Programme for the rest of the year * I will attend every class at both school and the WTA unless permission is provided by my parent/caregiver/whānau and/or my school for a planned absence * I will arrive on time to class at both school and the WTA and after break times * I will attempt and try hard to complete all projects and book work both in school and at the WTA * I will communicate openly with teaching staff if I need assistance with my learning * I will bring a positive attitude to class each day, whether I am in the practical workshop or in the classroom * I will behave in compliance with the Student Code of Conduct * I will take personal responsibility for myself during breaks whether on-site or off *

Student self-declaration

I will make myself familiar and comply with provisions of the providers Policies and Regulations obtainable on the Wintec website, www.wintec.ac.nz, including Academic Regulations, Workplace Health & Safety, Regalia (Graduation), Smokefree, Student Complaints, Student Computer Use and Programme Regulations. I authorise disclosure on the understanding that the providers will observe the general conditions governing the release of information, as set out in the Privacy Act 1993. You may see any information held about you and amend any errors in that information, to do so contact the Student Enrolment and Information Centre. I declare that the information I have supplied in this form and any supporting documents I provide is true and complete and I acknowledge that the providers may suspend my enrolment if false information has been supplied or required information is not supplied by the due date. I understand that the providers may contact me via telephone, post, email and/or text message regarding my enrolment or the providers services, news or events. Please note that your name, date of birth and residency as entered on this enrolment will be included in the National Student Index, and will be used in an Authorised Information Matching programme with the New Zealand Birth Register. For further information please see http://www.nsi.govt.nz/ima. I understand that the provider may use photographs for news or events that include me during my enrolment. *
By submitting this application you accept and acknowledge you have read and understood the information included in this form. You agree to abide by the statements you have agreed to in this application, including the student code of conduct and you wish to be considered for enrolment into the Waikato Trades Academy.

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