Demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts of sustainable farming systems

Demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts of sustainable farming systems

     

  • PURPOSE OF PROGRAMME

    A learner achieving this unit standard will be able to apply sound food safety principles by identifying risk factors in food contamination and applying preventative measures to ensure product safety. Learners will gain an understanding of sustainable agricultural practices as applied in the animal-, plant and mixed farming sub fields. This unit standard focuses on the application of food safety principles in primary agriculture. They will be able to participate in, undertake and plan farming practices with knowledge of their environment. This unit standard will instil a culture of maintenance and care for both the environment as well as towards farming infrastructure and operations.

  • COURSE OUTLINE

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING
    Problem solving relates to specific outcomes:
    Apply good personal hygiene practices.
    Apply preventative measures against food contamination

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING
    Team work: relates to specific outcomes:
    Demonstrate an understanding of risk factors in food contamination.
    Apply preventative measures against food contamination.
    Understand and adhere to warning signs regarding product safety (where applicable).

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING
    Self-organisation and management relates to all specific outcomes.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING
    Information evaluation relates to specific outcomes:
    Demonstrate an understanding of risk factors in food contamination. Understand and adhere to warning signs regarding product safety (where applicable).

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING
    Communication relates to specific outcome:
    Understand and adhere to warning signs regarding product safety (where applicable).

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE
    Science and Technology: relates to all specific outcomes.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING
    Inter-relatedness of systems relates to specific outcome:
    Demonstrate an understanding of risk factors in food contamination.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING
    Self-development: relates to all specific outcomes.

     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOMES

    • Apply good personal hygiene practices.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of risk factors in food contamination
    • Apply preventative measures against food contamination.
    • Understand and adhere to warning signs regarding product safety (where applicable).
    • Higher likelihood of being considered for job promotions and salary upgrades.

     

    COURSE TYPE:

    Correspondence

     

    DURATION OF THE COURSE:

    3 months

     

    NQF LEVEL:

    Level 1