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sommerset west
PO Box 1803
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Fully Accredited for the following Qualification(s)

1 48970National Certificate: Animal Production120
2 48972National Certificate: Plant Production120
3 20287National Certificate: Farming120
4 66589National Certificate: Horticulture120
5 48977National Certificate: Mixed Farming Systems120
6 48975National Certificate: Plant Production120
7 49052National Certificate: Plant Production120
8 48979National Certificate: Animal Production140
9 49009National Certificate: Plant Production142
10 20290National Certificate: Farming131
11 49010National Diploma: Plant Production240
12 49011National Diploma: Animal Production240

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 116199Demonstrate a basic understanding of the structure and function of a plant in relation to its environment4Level 01
26 116200Plant the crop under supervision4Level 01
27 116201Harvest agricultural crops5Level 01
28 116202Operate and maintain irrigation systems2Level 01
29 116203Manipulate plants5Level 01
30 116204Recognise pests, diseases and weeds on crops5Level 01
31 116205Propagate plants4Level 01
32 116206Fertilise soil and attend to basic plant nutrition5Level 01
33 116207Apply basic dairy production practices6Level 01
34 116208Understand the basic practices of beekeeping and the benefit thereof for agriculture1Level 01
35 116209Demonstrate an understanding of agri/ecotourism as a system at micro level5Level 01
36 10006Demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurship and develop entrepreneurial qualities 2Level 01
37 10007Identify, analyse and select business opportunities3Level 01
38 10009Demonstrate the ability to start and run a business and adapt to a changing business environment3Level 01
39 12462Engage in a range of speaking and listening interactions for a variety of purposes6Level 01
40 12469Read and respond to a range of text types6Level 01
41 12470Write for a variety of different purposes6Level 01
42 12471Explore and use a variety of strategies to learn (revised)5Level 01
43 12554Control Weeds manually 3Level 01
44 12556Apply fertiliser manually 2Level 01
45 12561Erect and maintain wire fencing4Level 01
46 12564Control nematodes manually using chemicals 5Level 01
47 12565Irrigate crops to maintain a predetermined moisture content5Level 01
48 12566Harvest sugarcane manually 5Level 01
49 12567Plant sugarcane manually 5Level 01
50 12573Demonstrate an understanding of selecting the appropriate sites for growing grapes 5Level 01
51 12574Demonstrate an understanding of different wine cultivars 4Level 01
52 12575Demonstrate an understanding of soil preparation5Level 01
53 12577Erect a trellis system for the growing of vines 3Level 01
54 12578Demonstrate an understanding of establishing a vineyard 4Level 01
55 12579Demonstrate an understanding of vine frame development 3Level 01
56 12580Demonstrate an understanding of vine pruning 4Level 01
57 12581Demonstrate an understanding of canopy management 3Level 01
58 12582Demonstrate an understanding of vine irrigation 4Level 01
59 12583Demonstrate an understanding of the cultivation of soil and the control of weed 4Level 01
60 12584Demonstrate an understanding of the nutrient requirements and fertilisation of vines 4Level 01
61 12585Harvest ripe grapes 3Level 01
62 12586Demonstrate an understanding of diseases, pests and vine abnormalities 5Level 01
63 12587Care for farm animals 10Level 01
64 12588Handle and move farm animals 10Level 01
65 12590Harvest of animal products 16Level 01
66 12591Administer husbandry practices to farm animals 20Level 01
67 12593Feed farm animals in accordance with a planned diet6Level 01
68 12594Understand the process of slaughtering farm animals 5Level 01
69 12597Make a crop and cultivar choice for your region 5Level 01
70 12600Harvest cotton manually 5Level 01
71 12601Plant cotton manually 5Level 01
72 13355Demonstrate an understanding of the physical and biological environment and its relationship to sustainable crop production4Level 01
73 13356Assess the influence of the environment on sustainable livestock production4Level 01
74 13357Demonstrate an understanding of agricultural production management practices in relation to the socio-economic environment 3Level 01
75 13994Identify and discuss different types of business and their legal implications4Level 01
76 13995Demonstrate an understanding of contracts and their sources2Level 01
77 13998Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of supply and demand, and the concept: production2Level 01
78 14084Demonstrate an understanding of and use the numbering system1Level 01
79 14097Know, select and use materials, tools and equipment safely for technological purposes 3Level 01
80 14111Demonstrate an understanding of how scientific skills and knowledge could contribute to sustainable use of resources 2Level 01
81 14334Fertilize Deciduous Fruit Tree Orchards 1Level 01
82 14335Harvest Crops Manually 5Level 01
83 14337Set Out and Plant a Deciduous Fruit Orchard 8Level 01
84 14345Demonstrate an understanding of propagation of deciduous fruit trees on a commercial scale 2Level 01
85 14354Prune deciduous fruit trees 4Level 01
86 14356Demonstrate an understanding of fruit cultivars 5Level 01
87 14360Demonstrate an understanding of healthy farm animals6Level 01
88 14395Install an underground system in an agricultural field 8Level 01
89 14396Demonstrate an understanding of grafting vines on a commercial scale 3Level 01
90 14443Demonstrate a critical understanding of the role and impact of technology in society3Level 01
91 14444Demonstrate an understanding of a general business plan and adapt it to a selected business idea 7Level 01
92 7447Working with numbers in various contexts6Level 01
93 7449Critically analyse how mathematics is used in social, political and economic relations2Level 01
94 7451Collect, analyse, use and communicate numerical data2Level 01
95 7461Use maps to access and communicate information concerning routes, location and direction1Level 01
96 7463Describe and represent objects and the environment in terms of shape, space, time and motion2Level 01
97 7464Analyse cultural products and processes as representations of shape, space and time2Level 01
98 7489Show, explain, discuss and analyse the relationship between society and natural environment 4Level 01
99 7504Demonstrate skills that relate to a safe and secure environment 2Level 01
100 7524Show a critical awareness of language usage3Level 01
101 7526Engage with aesthetic, affective, cultural and social values in texts3Level 01
102 7530Use appropriate communication skills, conventions and structures for specific purposes and situations4Level 01
103 8420Operate in a team4Level 02
104 8493Maintain occupational health and safety2Level 02
105 8494Demonstrate an understanding of HIV/AIDS and its implications4Level 02
106 8962Maintain and adapt oral communication5Level 02
107 8964Write for a defined context5Level 02
108 8967Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes5Level 02
109 12444Measure, estimate and calculate physical quantities and explore, describe and represent geometrical relationships in 2-dimensions in different life or workplace contexts3Level 02
110 7469Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal and community life2Level 02
111 14374Control weeds pests and plant diseases in an agricultural field using chemicals6Level 02
112 9007Work with a range of patterns and functions and solve problems5Level 02
113 9009Apply basic knowledge of statistics and probability to influence the use of data and procedures in order to investigate life related problems3Level 02
114 7480Demonstrate understanding of rational and irrational numbers and number systems3Level 02
115 116638Mix and deliver feedlot feed to bunker4Level 02
116 114366Demonstrate an understanding of occupational health, safety and environmental legislation relevant to the food or beverage environment4Level 02
117 116053Understand basic soil fertility and plant nutrition5Level 02
118 116057Understand the structure and functions of a plant5Level 02
119 116060Utilise and perform minor repair and maintenance tasks on implements, equipment and infrastructure5Level 02
120 116064Recognise and identify the basic functions of the ecological environment4Level 02
121 116065Store and control agrochemical products effectively and responsibly4Level 02
122 116066Operate and maintain specific irrigation systems3Level 02
123 116069Participate in agri/ecotourism practices at both micro and meso levels to tourists4Level 02
124 116070Operate and support a food safety and quality management system in the agricultural supply chain2Level 02
125 116072Perform routine operations and identify basic problems in hydroponic systems3Level 02
126 116076Introduce organic certification and internal control systems2Level 02
127 116077Monitor water quality3Level 02
128 116079Monitor the establishment of a crop4Level 02
129 116080Monitor, collect and collate agricultural data2Level 02
130 116081Identify and recognise factors influencing agricultural enterprise selection2Level 02
131 116083Illustrate and understand the basic layout of financial statements2Level 02
132 116109Interpret and illustrate permaculture principles5Level 02
133 116111Harvest agricultural crops: Procedures4Level 02
134 116113Explain principles of human resources management and practices in agriculture2Level 02
135 116114Harvest natural flora4Level 02
136 116115Define and understand production systems and production management2Level 02
137 116119Demonstrate an understanding of plant propagation3Level 02
138 116121Apply sustainable farming practices to conserve the ecological environment5Level 02
139 116122Control inputs and stock in agribusiness2Level 02
140 116125Apply crop protection and animal health products effectively and responsibly4Level 02
141 116126Apply marketing principles in agriculture2Level 02
142 116127Apply layout principles for conservation and infrastructure5Level 02
143 116128Apply plant manipulation methods4Level 02
144 116212Maintain water quality parameters2Level 03
145 116214Interpret factors influencing agricultural enterprises and plan accordingly3Level 03
146 116218Explain the planning and scheduling of tasks in a production environment3Level 03
147 116220Explain the propagation of plants4Level 03
148 116222Incorporate basic concepts of sustainable farming systems into practical farm activities7Level 03
149 116237Explain costing and the viability of an agri-business3Level 03
150 116240Explain store inputs categories, labeling and storage methods3Level 03
151 116257Explain human resource policies and procedures3Level 03
152 116258Communicate agri/ecotourism principles and concepts effectively and adapt to needs5Level 03
153 116259Explain application of marketing principles within an alternative and dynamic agricultural marketing environment3Level 03
154 116260Explain animal anatomy and physiology5Level 03
155 116261Introduction to organic certification and internal control systems4Level 03
156 116263Monitor natural resource management practices4Level 03
157 116264Monitor plant manipulation3Level 03
158 116265Monitor pests, diseases and weeds on crops2Level 03
159 116266Monitor the operation and maintenance of irrigation systems3Level 03
160 116267Manage soil fertility and plant nutrition5Level 03
161 116268Monitor and co-ordinate the harvesting of agricultural products4Level 03
162 116269Supervise the collection of agricultural data5Level 03
163 116271Monitor and supervise a food safety and quality management system in the agricultural supply chain3Level 03
164 116272Demonstrate a basic understanding of the physiological functioning of the anatomical structures of the plant4Level 03
165 116274Assist in farm planning and layout for conservation and rainwater harvesting3Level 03
166 116275Apply routine maintenance and servicing plans and procedures3Level 03
167 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
168 9012Investigate like and work related problems using data and probabilities5Level 03
169 9013Describe, apply, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2- and 3-dimensional space in different contexts4Level 03
170 10976Convey livestock8Level 03
171 7456Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business and national issues5Level 03
172 8968Accomodate audience and context needs in oral communication5Level 03
173 8969Interpret and use information from texts5Level 03
174 8970Write texts for a range of communicative contexts5Level 03
175 8972Interpret a variety of literary texts5Level 03
176 8973Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes5Level 03
177 8974Engage in sustained oral communication and evaluate spoken texts5Level 04
178 8974Engage in sustained oral communication and evaluate spoken texts5Level 04
179 8975Read analyse and respond to a variety of texts5Level 04
180 8976Write for a wide rage of contexts5Level 04
181 8979Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes5Level 04
182 7470Work with a wide range of patterns and inverses of functions and solve related problems 6Level 04
183 7466Represent and operate on complex numbers in non-trivial situations 2Level 04
184 7468Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business, national and international issues.6Level 04
185 9015Apply knowledge of statistics and probability to critically interrogate and effectively communicate findings on life related problems6Level 04
186 7483Solve problems involving sequences and series in real and simulated situations 2Level 04
187 116278Implement a food safety and quality management system in the agricultural supply chain3Level 04
188 116279Implement a permaculture site design7Level 04
189 116281Explain animal classification and natural history2Level 04
190 116282Explain intermediate animal nutrition4Level 04
191 116285Explain functional animal anatomy and physiology3Level 04
192 116286Give an overview of the industry structure2Level 04
193 116288Execute sustainable resource use and quality control3Level 04
194 116289Ensure sustainable wild flower harvesting operations5Level 04
195 116290Establish a plan for the monitoring, safe use and maintenance of equipment implements, technology and infrastructure3Level 04
196 116291Participate in the development and management of an agri business plan3Level 04
197 116293Evaluate, adjust and implement factors influencing agricultural enterprises3Level 04
198 116295Demonstrate a basic understanding of the physiological processes in plant growth and development3Level 04
199 116297Develop a harvesting plan for the specific agricultural crop3Level 04
200 116298Develop bee sites2Level 04
201 116299Apply advanced pig husbandry practices5Level 04
202 116300Apply procedures to manage damage control in animals and victims2Level 04
203 116301Apply effective and responsible integrated pest, disease and weed control3Level 04
204 116302Assume co-responsibility and participation in human resource management3Level 04
205 116303Implement a natural resource management plan3Level 04
206 116304Manage agricultural export logistics4Level 04
207 116305Manage plant manipulation methods of an agricultural crop3Level 04
208 116306Manage organic certification and internal control systems5Level 04
209 116307Manage the quality of the harvesting of animal products3Level 04
210 116308Implement animal health and bio-security programs3Level 04
211 116309Implement integrated farm layout and site selection3Level 04
212 116310Implement dairy production operations6Level 04
213 116311Implement soil fertility and plant nutrition practices3Level 04
214 116312Implement a data collection plan4Level 04
215 116313Supervise artificial insemination practices5Level 04
216 116314Produce crop in a hydroponic system4Level 04
217 116315Recognise agri/ecotourism within the strategic environment5Level 04
218 116316Propagate plants in a variety of situations3Level 04
219 116317Schedule the operation and maintenance of irrigation systems3Level 04
220 116318Plan and maintain breeding systems3Level 04
221 116319Prepare a whole farm budget and establish a proper integrated information system for an agri-business3Level 04
222 116320Plan and maintain environmentally sound agricultural processes8Level 04
223 116321Procure and manage agricultural input3Level 04
224 116322Manage water quality parameters3Level 04
225 116221Identify and apply permaculture principles5Level 04
226 116649Control feedlot production unit32Level 04
227 116684Participate in the development and management of an agricultural marketing plan3Level 04
228 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
229 10050Integrate marketing plans with business process6Level 05
230 116402Effective and responsible control of problem animals8Level 05
231 116405Develop, implement and manage a permaculture site design10Level 05
232 116409Develop and implement plant manipulation methods8Level 05
233 116412Develop and manage a data collection plan to support an agricultural enterprise4Level 05
234 116414Develop suitable irrigation systems10Level 05
235 116419Develop and implement a food safety and quality management system in an agricultural supply chain7Level 05
236 116425Design a natural resource management plan8Level 05
237 116426Develop a production and strategic plan for the agricultural business11Level 05
238 116427Develop a propagation plan for any agricultural production system9Level 05
239 116428Analyse and interpret the financial statements and physical records in an agri-business to generate managerial information11Level 05
240 116429Apply integrated pest management principles10Level 05
241 116430Apply and plan animal nutrition12Level 05
242 116431Describe biological processes in plant physiology9Level 05
243 116324Plan a farm and select a site9Level 05
244 116327The optimisation of agri / ecotourism strenghts and opportunities and negation of threats and weaknesses6Level 05
245 116328The effective and responsible arial application of agrochemical products14Level 05
246 116336Understand juvinile animal rearing practices8Level 05
247 116337Optimise and integrate various farming systems and trends within related enterprises11Level 05
248 116369Optimise water quality6Level 05
249 116370Manage dairy production systems10Level 05
250 116371Manage soil systems10Level 05
251 116372Manage hive placement and bee pollination2Level 05
252 116373Manage the harvesting process of agricultural crops10Level 05
253 116381Investigate life threatening hazards when handling animals8Level 05
254 116382Manage an input chain6Level 05
255 116383Manage a hydroponic production unit10Level 05
256 116384Manage and control resources in a sustainable manner5Level 05
257 116385Integrate sustainable breeding and selection methods10Level 05
258 116387Integrate sustainable systems into planning and management processes8Level 05
259 116388Evaluate animal anatomy and physiology systems10Level 05
260 116390Harvest animal products: animal products systems9Level 05
261 116393Evaluate animal health systems8Level 05
262 116394Implement and manage human resource and labour relations policies and acts9Level 05
263 116398Evaluate and coordinate area wide sustainable wild flower harvesting8Level 05
264 116399Dissect animals5Level 05
265 116400Effective and responsible advice, recommendation and sale of agrochemical products12Level 06
266 10229Design learning programmes and related learning materials 20Level 06


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