NC(V): Primary Agriculture (L2 - L4)

The course is design to teach the student the broad principles regarding farming activities such as animal-and soil production, as well as how to run the farm as a business.

Admission Requirements

  • A year end school report for grade 10 or higher with Agricultural Science ORPhysical Science ORLife Science
  • An NQF Level 1 qualification; or
  • An approved bridging programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF level 2; or
  • A Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessment to meet the basic requirements for access to NQF Level 2.

Grade 11 and 12 learners who are at least 17 years of age are given first preference.

Duration

  • This qualification takes three years to complete.
  • Each of the levels 2, 3 and 4 will take one-year full time.
  • Every level of study carries 130 credits.

Subjects / Modules

NQF Level 2
  • English
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation
  • Soil Science
  • Plant Production
  • Animal Production
  • Agri-business
NQF Level 3
  • English
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation
  • Soil Science
  • Plant Production
  • Animal Production
  • Agri-business
NQF Level 4
  • English
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation
  • Farm Planning & Mechanisation
  • Advanced Plant Production
  • Animal Production
  • Agri-business

Career Opportunities

  • Farmer
  • Farm line management