National Certificate: Plant Production

AGRICULTURE LEARNERSHIPS

National Certificate: Plant Production

  • Qualification Title: National Certificate: Plant Production
  • SAQA Qualification ID: 48975
  • Minimum Credits: 123
  • NQF Level: 2
The purpose of this qualification is to allow Junior Personnel and elected candidates to progress towards a position of farm labourers (operators) with specific reference to Plant Production.
This qualification is run over 12 months.
  • Numeracy, Literacy and Communication at NQF Level 1 or equivalent
  • Technical skills pertaining to agricultural activities equivalent to NQF 1
This qualification is made up of fundamental, core and elective unit standards and a minimum of 120 credits is required to complete the qualification:
  • Core unit standards totalling 72credits are compulsory.
  • Fundamental unit standards totalling 42 credits are compulsory
  • Elective unit standards totalling 6 credits are compulsory
  • Fundamental Competencies
  • Agri-business
  • Good Agricultural Practices
  • Plant Production
    • Identify the basic structures and functions of a plant
    • Soil is prepared according to the requirements of the crop
    • Propagate plants
    • Recognize common insects, disease symptoms and weeds and apply basic control measures
    • Apply agrochemical products in a safe, effective and responsible manner with consideration to the environment
    • Plant a range of crops and monitor the correct establish of crops as well as ensuring that planting is placed and spaced as required
    • Manipulate plants by applying a narrow range of techniques
    • Harvest crops
  • Cluster 1 - Orientation to Plant Production ( 31 credits)
  • Cluster 2 - Apply Quality Standards and Procedures In Plant Production ( 29 credits)
  • Cluster 3 - Plant Process ( 34 credits)
  • Cluster 4 - Compliance and Calculation in Plant Production ( 21 credits)
  • Cluster 5 - Manage Resources and Activities for Plant Production ( 8 credits)
Download the Qualification Outline

Like us on social media

Quick Message