NATIONAL CERTIFICATE: Plant Production (NQF 1)
TYPE ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE LEVEL CREDITS
CORE 116158 Apply basic agricultural enterprise selection principles 1 2
116166 Apply basic food safety practices 1 1
116160 Apply basic human resource management principles and practices applicable in an agricultural environment 1 2
116172 Apply elementary farm layout and infrastructure 1 2
116199 Demonstrate a basic understanding of the structure and function of a plant in relation to its environment 1 4
116157 Demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts of sustainable farming systems 1 4
116164 Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of marketing 1 2
116165 Define production and understand the basic activities of production/conversion in the agri-business environment 1 2
116206 Fertilise soil and attend to basic plant nutrition 1 5
116163 Handle inputs and stock in agri-business 1 2
116201 Harvest agricultural crops 1 5
116159 Identify the need for capital and understand the need for the recording of the income and different costs in an agri-business 1 2
116203 Manipulate plants 1 5
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116168
Operate and maintain irrigation systems 1 3
116200 Plant the crop under supervision 1 4
116205 Propagate plants 1 4
116204 Recognise pests, diseases and weeds on crops 1 5
116167 Select, use and care for hand tools and basic equipment and infrastructure 1 4
116169 Understand how sustainable farming systems conserve natural resources 1 4
FUNDAMENTAL 13356 Assess the influence of the environment on sustainable livestock production 1 4
7451 116156 Collect, analyse, use and communicate numerical data 1 4
14084 7447 7449 Demonstrate an understanding of and use the numbering system 1 9
7463 7464 Describe and represent objects and the environment in terms of shape, space, time and motion 1 4
12462 12469 12470 Engage in a range of speaking and listening interactions for a variety of purposes 1 18
12471 Explore and use a variety of strategies to learn (revised) 1 5
7461 Use maps to access and communicate information concerning routes, location and direction 1 1
ELECTIVE 116150 Identify and explain permaculture principles 1 8
116148 Perform basic routine operations in a defined hydroponic context 1 5
116149 Understand organic market requirements 1 3
TOTAL 123