New Heights Training Academy (Pty) Ltd
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Fully Accredited for the following Qualification(s)

1 20287National Certificate: Farming120
2 48970National Certificate: Animal Production120
3 49580General Education and Training Certificate: Poultry Production134
4 48976National Certificate: Animal Production120

Unit Standard(s) Approved

 CodeDescriptionCreditsNQF Level
1 116149Understand organic market requirements3Level 01
2 116153Apply basic pig husbandry practices5Level 01
3 116156Collect agricultural data2Level 01
4 116157Demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts of sustainable farming systems4Level 01
5 116158Apply basic agricultural enterprise selection principles2Level 01
6 116159Identify the need for capital and understand the need for the recording of the income and different costs in an agri-business2Level 01
7 116160Apply basic human resource management principles and practices applicable in an agricultural environment2Level 01
8 116161Sort and handle animal fibre5Level 01
9 116163Handle inputs and stock in agri-business2Level 01
10 116164Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of marketing2Level 01
11 116165Define production and understand the basic activities of production / conversion in the agri-business environment2Level 01
12 116166Apply basic food safety practices1Level 01
13 116167Select, use and care for hand tools and basic equipment and infrastructure4Level 01
14 116168Maintain basic water quality1Level 01
15 116169Understand how sustainable farming systems conserve natural resources4Level 01
16 116172Apply elementary farm layout and infrastructure2Level 01
17 116173Evaluate basic external animal anatomy and morphology5Level 01
18 116174Recognise basic breeding behaviour of farm animals6Level 01
19 116190Recognise defensive behavior in animals4Level 01
20 116191Apply standard animal feeding procedures6Level 01
21 116197Observe and handle animals5Level 01
22 116198Harvest animal products5Level 01
23 116207Apply basic dairy production practices6Level 01
24 116208Understand the basic practices of beekeeping and the benefit thereof for agriculture1Level 01
25 116209Demonstrate an understanding of agri/ecotourism as a system at micro level5Level 01
26 12462Engage in a range of speaking and listening interactions for a variety of purposes6Level 01
27 12469Read and respond to a range of text types6Level 01
28 12470Write for a variety of different purposes6Level 01
29 12471Explore and use a variety of strategies to learn (revised)5Level 01
30 12554Control Weeds manually 3Level 01
31 12556Apply fertiliser manually 2Level 01
32 12561Erect and maintain wire fencing4Level 01
33 12564Control nematodes manually using chemicals 5Level 01
34 12565Irrigate crops to maintain a predetermined moisture content5Level 01
35 12566Harvest sugarcane manually 5Level 01
36 12567Plant sugarcane manually 5Level 01
37 12573Demonstrate an understanding of selecting the appropriate sites for growing grapes 5Level 01
38 12574Demonstrate an understanding of different wine cultivars 4Level 01
39 12575Demonstrate an understanding of soil preparation5Level 01
40 12577Erect a trellis system for the growing of vines 3Level 01
41 12578Demonstrate an understanding of establishing a vineyard 4Level 01
42 12579Demonstrate an understanding of vine frame development 3Level 01
43 12580Demonstrate an understanding of vine pruning 4Level 01
44 12581Demonstrate an understanding of canopy management 3Level 01
45 12582Demonstrate an understanding of vine irrigation 4Level 01
46 12583Demonstrate an understanding of the cultivation of soil and the control of weed 4Level 01
47 12584Demonstrate an understanding of the nutrient requirements and fertilisation of vines 4Level 01
48 12585Harvest ripe grapes 3Level 01
49 12586Demonstrate an understanding of diseases, pests and vine abnormalities 5Level 01
50 12587Care for farm animals 10Level 01
51 12588Handle and move farm animals 10Level 01
52 12590Harvest of animal products 16Level 01
53 12591Administer husbandry practices to farm animals20Level 01
54 12593Feed farm animals in accordance with a planned diet6Level 01
55 12594Understand the process of slaughtering farm animals 5Level 01
56 12597Make a crop and cultivar choice for your region 5Level 01
57 12600Harvest cotton manually 5Level 01
58 12601Plant cotton manually 5Level 01
59 13355Demonstrate an understanding of the physical and biological environment and its relationship to sustainable crop production4Level 01
60 13357Demonstrate an understanding of agricultural production management practices in relation to the socio-economic environment 3Level 01
61 13994Identify and discuss different types of business and their legal implications4Level 01
62 13995Demonstrate an understanding of contracts and their sources2Level 01
63 13998Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of supply and demand, and the concept: production2Level 01
64 14084Demonstrate an understanding of and use the numbering system1Level 01
65 14097Know, select and use materials, tools and equipment safely for technological purposes 3Level 01
66 14111Demonstrate an understanding of how scientific skills and knowledge could contribute to sustainable use of resources 2Level 01
67 14334Fertilize Deciduous Fruit Tree Orchards 1Level 01
68 14335Harvest Crops Manually 5Level 01
69 14337Set Out and Plant a Deciduous Fruit Orchard 8Level 01
70 14345Demonstrate an understanding of propagation of deciduous fruit trees on a commercial scale 2Level 01
71 14354Prune deciduous fruit trees 4Level 01
72 14356Demonstrate an understanding of fruit cultivars 5Level 01
73 14360Demonstrate an understanding of healthy farm animals6Level 01
74 10006Demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurship and develop entrepreneurial qualities 2Level 01
75 10007Identify, analyse and select business opportunities3Level 01
76 10009Demonstrate the ability to start and run a business and adapt to a changing business environment3Level 01
77 119391Apply environment management practices in poultry production12Level 01
78 119395Demonstrate an understanding of sthe basic knowledge of the poultry industry2Level 01
79 119406Provide feed nutrition for poultry10Level 01
80 119412Maintain water for poultry production8Level 01
81 119416Apply bio-security in poultry production10Level 01
82 119431Maintain the health of poultry10Level 01
83 119434Apply health and safety practices in poultry production4Level 01
84 119423Clean a poultry house and its equipment5Level 01
85 119488Demonstrate basic knowledge of the poultry industry2Level 01
86 14395Install an underground system in an agricultural field 8Level 01
87 14396Demonstrate an understanding of grafting vines on a commercial scale 3Level 01
88 14443Demonstrate a critical understanding of the role and impact of technology in society3Level 01
89 14444Demonstrate an understanding of a general business plan and adapt it to a selected business idea 7Level 01
90 15092Plan and manage personal finances5Level 01
91 7447Working with numbers in various contexts6Level 01
92 7449Critically analyse how mathematics is used in social, political and economic relations2Level 01
93 7451Collect, analyse, use and communicate numerical data2Level 01
94 7461Use maps to access and communicate information concerning routes, location and direction1Level 01
95 7463Describe and represent objects and the environment in terms of shape, space, time and motion2Level 01
96 7464Analyse cultural products and processes as representations of shape, space and time2Level 01
97 7489Show, explain, discuss and analyse the relationship between society and natural environment 4Level 01
98 7504Demonstrate skills that relate to a safe and secure environment 2Level 01
99 7524Show a critical awareness of language usage3Level 01
100 7526Engage with aesthetic, affective, cultural and social values in texts3Level 01
101 7530Use appropriate communication skills, conventions and structures for specific purposes and situations4Level 01
102 12203Demonstrate knowledge of issues relating to HIV and AIDS2Level 01
103 12444Measure, estimate and calculate physical quantities and explore, describe and represent geometrical relationships in 2-dimensions in different life or workplace contexts3Level 02
104 119385Care for poultry parent stock during production15Level 02
105 8347Control problem Animals4Level 02
106 8420Operate in a team4Level 02
107 8493Maintain occupational health and safety2Level 02
108 8494Demonstrate an understanding of HIV/AIDS and its implications4Level 02
109 8962Maintain and adapt oral communication5Level 02
110 8963Access and use information from texts5Level 02
111 8964Write for a defined context5Level 02
112 8967Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes5Level 02
113 9007Work with a range of patterns and functions and solve problems5Level 02
114 9009Apply basic knowledge of statistics and probability to influence the use of data and procedures in order to investigate life related problems3Level 02
115 7469Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal and community life2Level 02
116 7480Demonstrate understanding of rational and irrational numbers and number systems3Level 02
117 119498Rear poultry parent stock to sexual maturity after brooding15Level 02
118 119427Monitor the incubation process in hatcheries15Level 02
119 119448Brood poultry chicks10Level 02
120 119450Produce poultry boilers15Level 02
121 119473Rear pullets for table egg production15Level 02
122 119421Handle eggs for setting at a hatchery10Level 02
123 119397Handle the collection and storage of the table eggs on the farm10Level 02
124 119404Care for commercial layers10Level 02
125 116638Mix and deliver feedlot feed to bunker4Level 02
126 116643Administer livestock processing treatments8Level 02
127 14374Control weeds pests and plant diseases in an agricultural field using chemicals6Level 02
128 114366Demonstrate an understanding of occupational health, safety and environmental legislation relevant to the food or beverage environment4Level 02
129 116055Understand animal nutrition7Level 02
130 116060Utilise and perform minor repair and maintenance tasks on implements, equipment and infrastructure5Level 02
131 116062Prepare a shearing shed for shearing3Level 02
132 116063Respond correctly to control defensive behaviour in animals4Level 02
133 116064Recognise and identify the basic functions of the ecological environment4Level 02
134 116069Participate in agri/ecotourism practices at both micro and meso levels to tourists4Level 02
135 116070Operate and support a food safety and quality management system in the agricultural supply chain2Level 02
136 116074Observe and inspect animal health5Level 02
137 116077Monitor water quality3Level 02
138 116080Monitor, collect and collate agricultural data2Level 02
139 116081Identify and recognise factors influencing agricultural enterprise selection2Level 02
140 116083Illustrate and understand the basic layout of financial statements2Level 02
141 116107Identify basic breeding practices for farm animals5Level 02
142 116110Explain dairy production cleanliness5Level 02
143 116113Explain principles of human resources management and practices in agriculture2Level 02
144 116115Define and understand production systems and production management2Level 02
145 116117Evaluate external animal anatomy and morphology5Level 02
146 116120Explain basic pig husbandry practices4Level 02
147 116121Apply sustainable farming practices to conserve the ecological environment5Level 02
148 116122Control inputs and stock in agribusiness2Level 02
149 116123Consider plant botany during the placement of bee hives2Level 02
150 116125Apply crop protection and animal health products effectively and responsibly4Level 02
151 116126Apply marketing principles in agriculture2Level 02
152 116127Apply layout principles for conservation and infrastructure5Level 02
153 116144Apply animal products harvesting procedures5Level 02
154 116637Determine livestock mass2Level 03
155 116645Control feedbunker and water trough quality6Level 03
156 116647Demonstrate an understanding of the feedlot environment10Level 03
157 116653Demonstrate an understanding of feedlot feed ingredient and blends6Level 03
158 10229Design learning programmes and related learning materials 20Level 06


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