NC: Plant Production (48975) – NQF Level 2

Duration: 12 months
Target Group: Junior Personnel and elected candidates that will progress towards a position of farm labourers (operators) with specific reference to Plant Production
Credits: 120 credits
Certificate: AGRI SETA-accredited Certificate


This qualification will form the basis for learners to extend their learning into more specialised areas of plant production and provides the basis of the establishment of sustainable farming operations through the inclusion of a wide spectrum of competencies required by farmers in South Africa. Whilst technical production orientated competencies are ensured, other aspects such as agri-business and good agricultural practices are included in the range of competencies required by farmers to enable them to strive towards agricultural management standards and practices at higher levels.

Competent qualifying learners in this qualification will oversee quality agricultural products in Plant Production whereby enhancing the overall agricultural process and gain opportunities to access local, national and international agricultural markets.


At the end of the qualification, learners will be able to:

  • Fundamental Competencies
  • Agri-business
  • Good Agricultural Practices
  • Plant Production; and
  • Animal Production (This component has been included to ensure that Learners at this level is exposed to a small component of animal production)


  • Animal Production
  • Agri-Business
  • Agricultural Practises
  • Communication
  • Mathematics