Westco Agri Training
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Westco Agri Training
Oktagebou, waterkantskraai
Western Cape
Cape Town Metro
PO Box 656
Cape Town

Cape Town Metro
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Approved AssessorsApproved Moderators

First nameSurname
Matthysvan Lill
First nameSurname

Fully Accredited for the following Qualification(s)

1 48970National Certificate: Animal Production120
2 48971National Certificate: Mixed Farming Systems120
3 48976National Certificate: Animal Production120
4 48977National Certificate: Mixed Farming Systems120
5 49048National Certificate: Animal Production120
6 49052National Certificate: Plant Production120
7 20290National Certificate: Farming131
8 49009National Certificate: Plant Production142

Unit Standard(s) Approved

 CodeDescriptionCreditsNQF Level
1 116148Perform basic routine operations in a defined hydroponic context5Level 01
2 116149Understand organic market requirements3Level 01
3 116150Identify and explain permaculture principles8Level 01
4 116153Apply basic pig husbandry practices5Level 01
5 116156Collect agricultural data2Level 01
6 116157Demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts of sustainable farming systems4Level 01
7 116158Apply basic agricultural enterprise selection principles2Level 01
8 116159Identify the need for capital and understand the need for the recording of the income and different costs in an agri-business2Level 01
9 116160Apply basic human resource management principles and practices applicable in an agricultural environment2Level 01
10 116161Sort and handle animal fibre5Level 01
11 116163Handle inputs and stock in agri-business2Level 01
12 116164Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of marketing2Level 01
13 116165Define production and understand the basic activities of production / conversion in the agri-business environment2Level 01
14 116166Apply basic food safety practices1Level 01
15 116167Select, use and care for hand tools and basic equipment and infrastructure4Level 01
16 116168Maintain basic water quality1Level 01
17 116169Understand how sustainable farming systems conserve natural resources4Level 01
18 116172Apply elementary farm layout and infrastructure2Level 01
19 116173Evaluate basic external animal anatomy and morphology5Level 01
20 116174Recognise basic breeding behaviour of farm animals6Level 01
21 116190Recognise defensive behavior in animals4Level 01
22 116191Apply standard animal feeding procedures6Level 01
23 116197Observe and handle animals5Level 01
24 116198Harvest animal products5Level 01
25 116200Plant the crop under supervision4Level 01
26 116201Harvest agricultural crops5Level 01
27 116203Manipulate plants5Level 01
28 116204Recognise pests, diseases and weeds on crops5Level 01
29 116206Fertilise soil and attend to basic plant nutrition5Level 01
30 116207Apply basic dairy production practices6Level 01
31 116208Understand the basic practices of beekeeping and the benefit thereof for agriculture1Level 01
32 116209Demonstrate an understanding of agri/ecotourism as a system at micro level5Level 01
33 12462Engage in a range of speaking and listening interactions for a variety of purposes6Level 01
34 12469Read and respond to a range of text types6Level 01
35 12470Write for a variety of different purposes6Level 01
36 12471Explore and use a variety of strategies to learn (revised)5Level 01
37 13355Demonstrate an understanding of the physical and biological environment and its relationship to sustainable crop production4Level 01
38 14084Demonstrate an understanding of and use the numbering system1Level 01
39 7447Working with numbers in various contexts6Level 01
40 7449Critically analyse how mathematics is used in social, political and economic relations2Level 01
41 7451Collect, analyse, use and communicate numerical data2Level 01
42 7461Use maps to access and communicate information concerning routes, location and direction1Level 01
43 7463Describe and represent objects and the environment in terms of shape, space, time and motion2Level 01
44 7464Analyse cultural products and processes as representations of shape, space and time2Level 01
45 116638Mix and deliver feedlot feed to bunker4Level 02
46 116643Administer livestock processing treatments8Level 02
47 7469Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal and community life2Level 02
48 7480Demonstrate understanding of rational and irrational numbers and number systems3Level 02
49 8347Control problem Animals4Level 02
50 8962Maintain and adapt oral communication5Level 02
51 8963Access and use information from texts5Level 02
52 8964Write for a defined context5Level 02
53 8967Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes5Level 02
54 116053Understand basic soil fertility and plant nutrition5Level 02
55 116055Understand animal nutrition7Level 02
56 116060Utilise and perform minor repair and maintenance tasks on implements, equipment and infrastructure5Level 02
57 116062Prepare a shearing shed for shearing3Level 02
58 116063Respond correctly to control defensive behaviour in animals4Level 02
59 116064Recognise and identify the basic functions of the ecological environment4Level 02
60 116065Store and control agrochemical products effectively and responsibly4Level 02
61 116069Participate in agri/ecotourism practices at both micro and meso levels to tourists4Level 02
62 116070Operate and support a food safety and quality management system in the agricultural supply chain2Level 02
63 116072Perform routine operations and identify basic problems in hydroponic systems3Level 02
64 116074Observe and inspect animal health5Level 02
65 116076Introduce organic certification and internal control systems2Level 02
66 116077Monitor water quality3Level 02
67 116079Monitor the establishment of a crop4Level 02
68 116080Monitor, collect and collate agricultural data2Level 02
69 116081Identify and recognise factors influencing agricultural enterprise selection2Level 02
70 116083Illustrate and understand the basic layout of financial statements2Level 02
71 116107Identify basic breeding practices for farm animals5Level 02
72 116109Interpret and illustrate permaculture principles5Level 02
73 116110Explain dairy production cleanliness5Level 02
74 116113Explain principles of human resources management and practices in agriculture2Level 02
75 116114Harvest natural flora4Level 02
76 116115Define and understand production systems and production management2Level 02
77 116117Evaluate external animal anatomy and morphology5Level 02
78 116120Explain basic pig husbandry practices4Level 02
79 116121Apply sustainable farming practices to conserve the ecological environment5Level 02
80 116122Control inputs and stock in agribusiness2Level 02
81 116123Consider plant botany during the placement of bee hives2Level 02
82 116124Control pests, diseases and weeds on all crops effectively and responsibly2Level 02
83 116125Apply crop protection and animal health products effectively and responsibly4Level 02
84 116126Apply marketing principles in agriculture2Level 02
85 116127Apply layout principles for conservation and infrastructure5Level 02
86 116128Apply plant manipulation methods4Level 02
87 116144Apply animal products harvesting procedures5Level 02
88 9007Work with a range of patterns and functions and solve problems5Level 02
89 9009Apply basic knowledge of statistics and probability to influence the use of data and procedures in order to investigate life related problems3Level 02
90 12444Measure, estimate and calculate physical quantities and explore, describe and represent geometrical relationships in 2-dimensions in different life or workplace contexts3Level 02
91 10976Convey livestock8Level 03
92 116637Determine livestock mass2Level 03
93 9010Demonstrate an understanding of the use of different number bases and measurement units and an awareness of error in the context of relevant calculations2Level 03
94 9012Investigate like and work related problems using data and probabilities5Level 03
95 9013Describe, apply, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2- and 3-dimensional space in different contexts4Level 03
96 116211Minimise risk in animal management3Level 03
97 116212Maintain water quality parameters2Level 03
98 116213Organise shearing shed activities4Level 03
99 116214Interpret factors influencing agricultural enterprises and plan accordingly3Level 03
100 116215Apply basic artificial insemination practices5Level 03
101 116216Apply advanced breeding practices for farm animals4Level 03
102 116217Explain the harvesting of animal products5Level 03
103 116218Explain the planning and scheduling of tasks in a production environment3Level 03
104 116219Explain the prevention and treatment of animal diseases5Level 03
105 116220Explain the propagation of plants4Level 03
106 8968Accomodate audience and context needs in oral communication5Level 03
107 8969Interpret and use information from texts5Level 03
108 8970Write texts for a range of communicative contexts5Level 03
109 8972Interpret a variety of literary texts5Level 03
110 8973Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes5Level 03
111 116645Control feedbunker and water trough quality6Level 03
112 116647Demonstrate an understanding of the feedlot environment10Level 03
113 116653Demonstrate an understanding of feedlot feed ingredient and blends6Level 03
114 7456Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business and national issues5Level 03
115 116222Incorporate basic concepts of sustainable farming systems into practical farm activities7Level 03
116 116225Explain elementary animal nutrition6Level 03
117 116228Explain dairy production6Level 03
118 116237Explain costing and the viability of an agri-business3Level 03
119 116240Explain store inputs categories, labeling and storage methods3Level 03
120 116257Explain human resource policies and procedures3Level 03
121 116258Communicate agri/ecotourism principles and concepts effectively and adapt to needs5Level 03
122 116259Explain application of marketing principles within an alternative and dynamic agricultural marketing environment3Level 03
123 116260Explain animal anatomy and physiology5Level 03
124 116261Introduction to organic certification and internal control systems4Level 03
125 116263Monitor natural resource management practices4Level 03
126 116264Monitor plant manipulation3Level 03
127 116265Monitor pests, diseases and weeds on crops2Level 03
128 116266Monitor the operation and maintenance of irrigation systems3Level 03
129 116267Manage soil fertility and plant nutrition5Level 03
130 116268Monitor and co-ordinate the harvesting of agricultural products4Level 03
131 116269Supervise the collection of agricultural data5Level 03
132 116270Manage sites for bee keeping2Level 03
133 116271Monitor and supervise a food safety and quality management system in the agricultural supply chain3Level 03
134 116272Demonstrate a basic understanding of the physiological functioning of the anatomical structures of the plant4Level 03
135 116273Apply blade-shearing skills and prepare blade-shearing equipment8Level 03
136 116274Assist in farm planning and layout for conservation and rainwater harvesting3Level 03
137 116275Apply routine maintenance and servicing plans and procedures3Level 03
138 116276Apply pig husbandry practices5Level 03
139 116277Apply machine-shearing skills and prepare shearing equipment8Level 03
140 116278Implement a food safety and quality management system in the agricultural supply chain3Level 04
141 116279Implement a permaculture site design7Level 04
142 116286Give an overview of the industry structure2Level 04
143 116288Execute sustainable resource use and quality control3Level 04
144 116289Ensure sustainable wild flower harvesting operations5Level 04
145 116290Establish a plan for the monitoring, safe use and maintenance of equipment implements, technology and infrastructure3Level 04
146 116291Participate in the development and management of an agri business plan3Level 04
147 116293Evaluate, adjust and implement factors influencing agricultural enterprises3Level 04
148 116295Demonstrate a basic understanding of the physiological processes in plant growth and development3Level 04
149 116297Develop a harvesting plan for the specific agricultural crop3Level 04
150 116301Apply effective and responsible integrated pest, disease and weed control3Level 04
151 116302Assume co-responsibility and participation in human resource management3Level 04
152 116303Implement a natural resource management plan3Level 04
153 116304Manage agricultural export logistics4Level 04
154 116305Manage plant manipulation methods of an agricultural crop3Level 04
155 116306Manage organic certification and internal control systems5Level 04
156 116309Implement integrated farm layout and site selection3Level 04
157 116311Implement soil fertility and plant nutrition practices3Level 04
158 116312Implement a data collection plan4Level 04
159 116314Produce crop in a hydroponic system4Level 04
160 116315Recognise agri/ecotourism within the strategic environment5Level 04
161 116316Propagate plants in a variety of situations3Level 04
162 116317Schedule the operation and maintenance of irrigation systems3Level 04
163 116319Prepare a whole farm budget and establish a proper integrated information system for an agri-business3Level 04
164 116320Plan and maintain environmentally sound agricultural processes8Level 04
165 116321Procure and manage agricultural input3Level 04
166 116322Manage water quality parameters3Level 04
167 116684Participate in the development and management of an agricultural marketing plan3Level 04
168 12417Measure, estimate & calculate physical quantities & explore, critique & prove geometrical relationships in 2 and 3 dimensional space in the life and workplace of adult with increasing responsibilities4Level 04
169 7468Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business, national and international issues.6Level 04
170 8974Engage in sustained oral communication and evaluate spoken texts5Level 04
171 8975Read analyse and respond to a variety of texts5Level 04
172 8976Write for a wide rage of contexts5Level 04
173 8979Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes5Level 04
174 116221Identify and apply permaculture principles5Level 04
175 9015Apply knowledge of statistics and probability to critically interrogate and effectively communicate findings on life related problems6Level 04


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