Purpose of this Qualification

The purpose of this qualification is to allow new entrants access to the primary agricultural sector with specific reference
to animal production.


Module 1: Mathematical Literacy  

  • Analyse cultural products and processes as representations of shape, space and time
  • Describe and represent objects and the environment in terms of shape, space, time and motion
  • Critically analyse how mathematics is used in social, political and economic relations
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and use the numbering system
  • Use maps to access and communicate information concerning routes, location and direction
  • Working with numbers in various contexts


Duration: 12 Months

Delivery: Classroom/Online/Blended


Numeracy, Literacy & Communication equal to ABET 3


Possible careers on completion

  • Qualifying learners could follow a career in:
  • Farmer
  • Farm Supervisor
  • Farm Team Leader


Exit level Outcomes

  • On achieving this qualification, the learner will be able to:
  • Communicate effectively
  • Problem-solve within the farming sector
  • Utilise effectively practical skills in farming
  • Effectively show competence in farming at NQF level 1
  • Demonstrate an ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Demonstrate understanding of supply and demand, and the concept of production
  • Demonstrate understanding of a general business plan and apply it to a selected business idea
  • Demonstrate understanding to identify different types of business and their legal implications
  • Demonstrate the ability to start and run a business and adapt to a changing business environment
  • Effectively identify, analyse and select various business opportunities. Effectively access, process, use and present information
  • Use appropriate communication skills, conventions and structures for specific purpose situations


National Certificate: Animal Production

Accreditation: Agri Seta

SAQA ID: 48970

NQF Level: 1

Credits: 120

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