NATIONAL CERTIFICATE: Plant Production (NQF 3)
TYPE ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE LEVEL CREDITS
CORE 116125 Apply crop protection and animal health products effectively and responsibly 2 4
116275 Apply routine maintenance and servicing plans and procedures 3 3
116274 Assist in farm planning and layout for conservation and rainwater harvesting 3 3
116272 Demonstrate a basic understanding of the physiological functioning of the anatomical structures of the plant 3 4
116259 Explain application of marketing principles within an alternative and dynamic agricultural marketing environment 3 3
116237 Explain costing and the viability of an agri-business 3 3
116257 Explain human resource policies and procedures 3 3
116240 Explain store inputs categories, labeling and storage methods 3 3
116218 Explain the planning and scheduling of tasks in a production environment 3 3
116220 Explain the propagation of plants 3 4
116214 Interpret factors influencing agricultural enterprises and plan accordingly 3 3
116212 Maintain water quality parameters 3 2
116267 Manage soil fertility and plant nutrition 3 5
116268 Monitor and co-ordinate the harvesting of agricultural products 3 4
116271 Monitor and supervise a food safety and quality management system in the agricultural supply chain 3 3
116263 Monitor natural resource management practices 3 4
116265 Monitor pests, diseases and weeds on crops 3 2
116264 Monitor plant manipulation 3 3
116266 Monitor the operation and maintenance of irrigation systems 3 3
FUNDAMENTAL 8968 Accommodate audience and context needs in oral communication 3 5
9010 Demonstrate an understanding of the use of different number bases and measurement units and an awareness of error in the context of relevant calculations 3 2
9013 Describe, apply, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional space in different contexts 3 4
116222 Incorporate basic concepts of sustainable farming systems into practical farm activities 3 7
8969 Interpret and use information from texts 3 5
9012 Investigate life and work related problems using data and probabilities 3 5
116269 Supervise the collection of agricultural data 3 5
8973 Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes 3 5
116222 Incorporate basic concepts of sustainable farming systems into practical farm activities 3 7
7456 Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business and national issues 3 5
8970 Write texts for a range of communicative contexts 3 5
ELECTIVE 116258 Communicate agri/ecotourism principles and concepts effectively and adapt to needs 3 5
116261 Introduction to organic certification and internal control systems 3 4
116221 Identify and apply permaculture principles 3 5
TOTAL 120