Domain - Agribusiness Management

Domain - Agribusiness Management

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Level 4

Demonstrate knowledge of legislative requirements relating to an agribusiness
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16660 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the requirements of national legislation and regional and district authority regulations for an agribusiness.

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Primary Industry Training Organisation

Use and manage electronic communications and agribusiness specific software applications
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16663 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of generic computer operating procedures; demonstrate knowledge of spreadsheet packages and produce a computer spreadsheet file to solve an agribusiness problem; demonstrate knowledge of a word-processing package and produce a document file to meet an agribusiness need; demonstrate knowledge of an agribusiness package and analyse data to meet an agribusiness need; and create, send, receive, organise, and save an e-mail

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Prepare a farm report
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 2 This unit standard replaces unit standard 3150.

19035 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: assemble farm performance data; analyse farm performance data; and present conclusions in a written report.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the effects of market forces on an agri-industry
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 4 This unit standard replaced unit standard 16659.

21386 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: define and describe market forces, the value chain and how they affect an agri-industry; and demonstrate knowledge of industry marketing methods and/or organisations of an agri-industry, and on-farm marketing methods for an agribusiness product.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe employment requirements, and employment termination procedures for an agribusiness
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 4 This unit standard, unit standard 21396, and unit standard 21397 replaced unit standard 16657.

21395 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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The unit standard is intended for people who are, or intend to be, responsible for staff in an agribusiness. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: employment obligations and responsibilities for an agribusiness; and the procedures for termination of employment in an agribusiness; in accordance with relevant legislation.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Analyse agribusiness data using computer software

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21398 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse production data, and produce a financial document, for an agribusiness, using computer software.

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CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Benchmark own farm's physical performance against primary industry performance targets

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28850 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people working in a farming context. People credited with this unit standard are able to benchmark their own farm''s physical performance against primary industry performance targets.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Produce routine management reports to inform decision making for a farm production system

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28851 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are working in a farming context. People credited with this unit standard are able to produce routine management reports to inform decision making for a farm production system.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 5

Identify and analyse advanced farming production systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

11850 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to identify advanced farming production systems, and analyse advanced farming production systems.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Prepare, implement, and monitor feed budget to meet target agricultural production levels
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

11851 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare a feed budget to match feed supply with animal demand for a specified time period; analyse options to manage surplus and deficit; and implement and monitor the feed budget, and amend the feed budget according to results of monitoring

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Identify farm hazards, develop a plan to eliminate, isolate or minimise, and record hazards
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard, unit standard 14489, unit standard 14490, unit standard 14491, and unit standard 18425 have been replaced by unit standard 23540, unit standard 23541, unit standard 23542, and unit standard 23543.

11852 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify farm hazards and describe the responsibilities of the employer; develop and implement a plan to eliminate, isolate, or minimise farm hazards; and develop a recording system for the farms hazard management.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Prepare a case for obtaining finance to establish, extend, or diversify an agribusiness
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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11853 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: assess an agribusiness opportunity for possible investment; assess alternative methods to finance the selected agribusiness opportunity; and prepare a proposal making a case for obtaining finance for the selected agribusiness opportunity.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the physical resources in an agribusiness
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16650 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and describe the physical resources available to an agribusiness and describe the limiting or enhancing effects of physical resources available to an agribusiness.

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Primary Industry Training Organisation

Develop a business plan and monitor the objectives for an agribusiness
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16651 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify and analyse information required to develop personal and business objectives, direction and values within an agribusiness; develop personal and agribusiness objectives; develop and direct strategy for forming purpose, direction and values for an agri-business; and monitor and evaluate personal and agribusiness objectives.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Prepare an agribusiness report
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16652 Unit Standard 17 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: assemble and analyse human, physical, business and financial plans and supporting information; evaluate opportunities and project performance levels for an agribusiness; and produce an agribusiness report.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of taxation and implement taxation requirements for an agribusiness
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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16653 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, for an agribusiness: demonstrate knowledge of taxation; prepare tax returns for employee Pay As You Earn (PAYE), prepare Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns; estimate the income tax liability; describe record keeping and timing requirements for returns; and demonstrate knowledge of the implications of fluctuating income, and its impact on taxable income and tax planning.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Establish policy, and develop and monitor financial plans for an agribusiness
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16654 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: operational policy for an agribusiness; assess factors necessary to develop a financial plan for an agribusiness; develop an annual financial plan for an agribusiness; develop a monthly financial plan for an agribusiness; and monitor and review an annual financial plan for an agribusiness.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Manage agribusiness capital
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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16655 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, for an agribusiness: describe and plan capital requirements, and describe options and select an option for capital distribution.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Establish human resource plans and procedures for an agribusiness
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16657 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: assess human resource requirements and establish a human resources profile for an agribusiness; assess potential sources of personnel and establish a human resources plan for an agribusiness; identify employment obligations and responsibilities that enhance staff relations applicable in the agribusiness sector; plan how work will be allocated and evaluated in an agribusiness; identify staff development needs and establish staff training and educational policies and processes for an agribusiness; demonstrate knowledge of recruitment, release, and termination of individuals for an agribusiness; and describe barriers to instruction and give instruction in an agribusiness.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of ownership, tenure and estate planning for an agribusiness
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16658 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe forms of land tenure applicable in the agribusiness sector; assess forms of ownership; describe plans for estate transfer and management succession in the agribusiness sector; and analyse plans for estate transfer in an agribusiness.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the effects of market forces on an agri-industry
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16659 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: define and describe market forces, the marketing chain and how they affect an agri-industry; and demonstrate knowledge of industry and on farm marketing methods for an agribusiness.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Identify, assess, and plan the management of risk for an agribusiness
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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16661 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, for an agribusiness: identify and describe the risk, and the likelihood and impact of risk, and develop a plan to manage significant risks.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Identify and manage business data for an agribusiness
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16662 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the procedures and systems for storing agribusiness data and manage agribusiness data to produce reports.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Develop an agricultural management action plan to achieve production targets, and analyse results
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 1 This unit standard replaces unit standard 11849.

19036 Unit Standard 17 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: develop an agricultural management action plan to achieve production targets; and analyse the results of an agricultural management action plan, and recommend changes required.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of land tenure, business and asset ownership, and succession planning for an agribusiness
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 4 This unit standard replaced unit standard 16658.

21385 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe forms of land tenure applicable to an agribusiness; evaluate forms of business and asset ownership applicable to an agribusiness; and describe plans for asset transfer and management succession for an agribusiness.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the physical resources in an agribusiness
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 4 This unit standard replaced unit standard 16650.

21387 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify and describe the physical resources available to a specified agribusiness, and analyse their limiting or enhancing effects; describe the requirements of regional and district authority regulations relating to the physical resources of a specified agribusiness; and describe management practices that will enhance the sustainability of the physical resources in a specified agribusiness.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Develop a business plan, and monitor the objectives for an agribusiness

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 16651.

21388 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, for an agribusiness: identify and analyse information to determine current state, business values, future direction, and vision for the future; develop goals and objectives for the business plan; develop action plans to achieve objectives of the business plan; and compare actual with planned results and identify changes required to action plans and objectives of a business plan.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Develop productivity action plans for an agribusiness, and analyse results
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 19036.

21389 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: develop agribusiness productivity goals and objectives; develop action plans to achieve agribusiness productivity objectives; and analyse the results of productivity action plans, and make recommendations for future plans.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Develop and monitor financial plans for an agribusiness

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 16654.

21390 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, for an agribusiness: prepare a calendar of operations, and analyse information to develop a financial plan; develop and assess an annual financial forecast budget; develop a cashflow forecast; and monitor, record, and review an annual financial plan.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Identify, benchmark, and analyse high performance in agribusiness productivity
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 11850.

21391 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify producers with high performance in agribusiness productivity, benchmark with a specified agribusiness, and identify areas for improvement in the specified agribusiness; identify and analyse strategies contributing to high performance in agribusiness productivity.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Prepare, implement, monitor and adjust a feed budget to meet agribusiness production targets

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21393 Unit Standard 14 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in a primary industry production system context. People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare a feed budget for a specified time period to achieve production targets; and, implement and monitor the prepared feed budget using technology, and adjust according to results of monitoring.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Analyse performance, and determine investment opportunities for an agribusiness
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 4 This unit standard replaced unit standard 16656.

21394 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, for an agribusiness: analyse a set of annual accounts to establish the viability and efficiency; describe and evaluate the options for capital investment or development; and evaluate investment options beyond current operations.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Plan for the recruitment, selection, and induction of staff in an agribusiness
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 4 This unit standard, unit standard 21395, and unit standard 21397 replaced unit standard 16657.

21396 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are, or are intending to be, responsible for staff in an agribusiness. People credited with this unit standard are able to: establish human resource requirements, and develop a human resources plan for an agribusiness; plan for the recruitment of staff in an agribusiness; describe the procedures for selection and employment of staff for an agribusiness; and describe the induction programme for new staff in an agribusiness.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Plan work allocation and working relationships, assess performance and training in an agribusiness
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 4 This unit standard, unit standard 21395, and unit standard 21396 replaced unit standard 16657.

21397 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are responsible for managing staff in an agribusiness. People credited with this unit standard are able to: develop strategies to establish productive working relationships with and between staff in an agribusiness; plan how work will be allocated and evaluated in an agribusiness; assess staff performance, and provide feedback to individual staff in an agribusiness; determine training requirements for agribusiness staff to address identified needs; and identify strategies to minimise potential and actual personal conflict in an agribusiness workplace.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Develop a sustainable land and environmental management plan for a land-based agribusiness
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 29542.

27100 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare a map of property features, and identify land management units (LMUs) within the property; identify sustainable land and environmental management goals and objectives for the agribusiness; prepare a nutrient budget; and analyse current land and environmental management practices, and develop a plan to address any shortcomings.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Identify and quantify primary industry system performance, benchmark, analyse and recommend strategies for improvement

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 21391.

28808 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in a primary industry production system context. People credited with this unit standards are able to identify and quantify good performance for a specific primary industry production system; benchmark and analyse a specific primary industry production system against industry performance benchmarks; recommend strategies to improve the performance of a specific primary industry production system and prepare action plans to implement strategies.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Develop, implement and monitor a livestock breeding plan, analyse and report breeding performance targets

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28809 Unit Standard 14 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in a livestock production system context. People credited with this unit standards are able to develop, implement and monitor a livestock breeding plan, analyse and report breeding performance targets.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Develop, implement and monitor a livestock health plan, analyse and report health performance targets

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28810 Unit Standard 14 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in a livestock production system context. People credited with this unit standards are able to develop, implement, and monitor a livestock health plan, analyse and report health performance targets.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Develop a sustainable environmental management plan for an agribusiness

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 27100.

29542 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit have the skills and knowledge required to develop a sustainable environmental management plan for an agribusiness.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 6

Analyse investment opportunities and the performance of an agribusiness
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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16656 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: analyse a set of annual accounts to establish the viability and efficiency of a familiar agribusiness; describe and apply the allocation and maintenance of capital resources; and describe investment options and the time value of money for an agribusiness.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Evaluate performance and opportunities for an agribusiness, and present findings in a report
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 4 This unit standard replaced unit standard 16652.

21392 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, for an agribusiness: assemble business information; analyse physical resources and business information; evaluate opportunities and future performance for a selected opportunity; and produce an agribusiness report.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Data as at 17 August 2022