Who is the qualification for?
This unit is aimed at secondary school students in the third to fifth forms, and persons who may have left school and are already in, or are about to enter the workforce. It is for those individuals who have an interest in agriculture, horticulture and related disciplines. The qualification aims to prepare the target persons by emphasizing basic skills needed for the world of work and also to introduce them to how they need to think so as to recognize and take advantage of entrepreneurial opportunities.
Jobs within the occupational area
Relevant occupations include:
- Nursery Attendants/Operators
- Small-scale Farmers
- Small Business Operators
This list is not exhaustive and only serves to illustrate the breadth of the qualification.
Where could it be used?
These competencies are for persons who are likely to be in roles where, for example, their duties include:
- Engaging in business and entrepreneurship studies
- Engaging in business activity, including preparing and marketing products