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.
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
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 (
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
Contacts: You must enrol through your school. See your Careers Advisor.
|19116||Demonstrate knowledge of livestock behaviour and animal welfare||2||2||3|
|24555||Demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of a motorcycle||3||2||2|
|19053||Ride a motorcycle on a flat terrain||3||2||3|
|28924||Assist with supplying water to livestock in a pastoral livestock workplace||5||3||1|
|561||Install, dismantle, and store temporary electric fences||2||2||4|
|23540||Demonstrate knowledge of hazards, hazard control, and the consequences of injury in a rural workplace.||5||2||1|
|Year One Total NZQA Credits||20|
|19114||Assist with handling and treatment of livestock||6||2||2|
|24557||Demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of a quad bike||3||2||3|
|19112||Check and report on livestock||4||2||2|
|24832||Open and draw out a coil of wire, tie knots, join wire, and prepare wire for transport and storage||5||2||1|
|23541 (start in year one and complete in year two)||Locate hazards, describe safety procedures, and demonstrate safe work practices in a rural workplace||5||2||1|
|Year Two Total NZQA Credits||23|
|Year One and Two Total Combined||43|
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