AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY - FISHERIES / LIVESTOCK / DAIRY
(Level 3 and 4)
OVERVIEW / WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE
We provide you with a husbandry-based program in production agriculture which, in combination with practical experience and guidance from a manager, will enable you to undertake the running of a farm enterprise. The Agriculture students develop practical, core skills and builds competence as well as understanding in the areas of applied science and technology, business management, economic policy and the environment of agriculture. Some of these will be studied in both a national and global context and the emphasis throughout is on agriculture as a multi functional industry. This industry-focused certificate prepares you for a successful management career by providing a solid understanding of key business management principals and practices. Through case studies, engaging projects and groups that you will work and encounter the real-world business situations faced by today's managers. You will gain skills and knowledge in crop production, animal production and mechanization in an integrative manner and to develop the ability to complete and maintain appropriate records and documents. You will also be made aware of relevant health and safety, animal welfare and environmental issues.
Managing Financial Resources and Decisions
Managing communications, knowledge and information
Personal and Professional Management
An awareness of health and safety, animal welfare and environmental issues directly related to agriculture
The skills in production in agriculture which, along with practical experience will enable you to undertake the running of a farm enterprise at enterprise manager or assistant farm manager level.
Skills and knowledge in crop production, animal production and mechanization along with the ability to complete and maintain appropriate records and documents
You will study a wide range of subjects includes modules such as Arable Crop Production, Farm Power, Livestock Breeding, Soils and Crops Establishment and Financial Records in Business
You will also have the solid business skills to pursue and farm entrepreneurial career.