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Performance Band Descriptors — 2016 Higher School Certificate

2016 Primary Industries Examination Performance Band Descriptors and State Performance (Acrobat PDF)

2 unit Primary Industries Examination

2016 Candidature - 557

Band 6
(3.23%)

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and understanding of the HSC mandatory focus areas including Chemicals, Safety, Sustainability, Weather and Working in the industry. Demonstrates extensive knowledge and understanding of one HSC stream focus area - Livestock health and welfare or Plant pests, diseases and disorders. Communicates in a coherent, succinct and logical manner. Uses industry terminology accurately and appropriately. Supports responses with relevant workplace examples.
Band 5
(22.26%)

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and understanding of the HSC mandatory focus areas including Chemicals, Safety, Sustainability, Weather and Working in the industry. Demonstrates thorough knowledge and understanding of one HSC stream focus area - Livestock health and welfare or Plant pests, diseases and disorders. Communicates in an effective and organised manner. Uses industry terminology appropriately. Supports responses with workplace examples.
Band 4
(44.34%)

Demonstrates sound knowledge and understanding of the HSC mandatory focus areas including Chemicals, Safety, Sustainability, Weather and Working in the industry. Demonstrates sound knowledge and understanding of one HSC stream focus area - Livestock health and welfare or Plant pests, diseases and disorders. Communicates in an organised manner. Uses some industry terminology appropriately. Includes some workplace examples in responses.
Band 3
(26.57%)

Demonstrates basic knowledge and understanding of the HSC mandatory focus areas including Chemicals, Safety, Sustainability, Weather and Working in the industry. Demonstrates basic knowledge and understanding of one HSC stream focus area - Livestock health and welfare or Plant pests, diseases and disorders. Communicates in a basic manner. Uses some industry terminology.
Band 2
(3.41%)

Demonstrates elementary knowledge and understanding of the HSC mandatory focus areas including Chemicals, Safety, Sustainability, Weather and Working in the industry. Demonstrates elementary knowledge and understanding of one HSC stream focus area - Livestock health and welfare or Plant pests, diseases and disorders. Uses generalisations and non-industry specific terminology.
Band 1
(0.17%)

A mark in this band indicates that the student has achieved below the minimum standard expected.
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