Hydroponic Production


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Unit Standard 116072 : Perform Routine Operations and identify Basic Problems in Hydroponic Systems

NQF Level 2 | 3 Credits  |Notional Hours 30


Identify various growing media

Plants are manipulated as per instruction in the hydroponic production system.

Identify and report basic problems in the production system.

Basic understanding of hydroponics


Unit Standard: 116066 : Operate and Maintain Specific Irrigation Systems

NQF Level 2 | 3 Credits  |Notional Hours 30


Perform pre-start up inspection applicable to the relevant irrigation system.

Perform start-up and shut down procedures applicable to specific irrigation system

Irrigate crop according to given guidelines.

Care and maintenance of equipment and tools used during irrigation


Unit Standard: 116077 : Monitor Water Quality

NQF Level 2 | 3 Credits  |Notional Hours 30 |


Demonstrate an understanding of water quality management

Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of water quality to agriculture

Demonstrate an ability to monitor and perform basic water quality tests and analyses.

Demonstrate an ability to perform and understand maintenance tasks on certain operational technical systems related to water quality