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Select, use and care for hand tools and basic equipment and infrastructure  Level 1

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A learner achieving this unit standard will be able to select hand tools and basic equipment that are appropriate to a specific agricultural task. The learner will be able to operate, care for and store basic tools and equipment in a safe and responsible manner.

In addition learners will be well positioned to extend their learning and practice into the use of more complex tools and equipment in other areas of agriculture.

Competent learners will be fully conversant with basic safety procedures and practices as well as good practices regarding the use and storage of basic tools and equipment.

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 agricultural equipment, technology, implements and infrastructure 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.

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