Mixed Farming Systems – National Certificate

Course Description:

Learners assessed against this qualification will have the necessary competence to participate as part of a working team, performing the agricultural processes as applicable to both Plant- and Animal Production in an established and familiar context under general supervision. The Learner will be able to perform directed activities and take responsibility for the guiding others at lower level within a Mixed Farming context.

Competency will be gained in a combination of the sub-fields of Plant and Animal Production as specified under Areas of Specialization (i.e., Small Stock, Large Stock as well as Vegetables, Fruit Production, Hydroponics, etc.)

Modules:

Module 1: Fundamental competencies
Module 2: Agri-business
Module 3: Good agricultural practices
Module 4: Plant production
Module 5: Animal production
Module 1: Fundamental competencies
Module 2: Agri-business
Module 3: Good agricultural practices
Module 4: Plant production
Module 5: Animal production
Module 1: Fundamental competencies
Module 2: Agri-business
Module 3: Good agricultural practices
Module 4: Plant production
Module 5: Animal production

Learning Outcomes:

Learners who complete this course will be able to take the following career paths:

  • Junior farm labourers who wish to progress to the level of labourer within farming operations in plant production
  • Farm owners, in possession of an equivalent qualification at NQF 1
  • Learners in possession of different levels of practical experience in farming operations, which will be assessed and RPL’ed
  • Possible candidates for promotion identified by the community as leaders
  • Learners may come from both genders

Additional Information:

This course is offered to students in a virtual and public (face-to-face) setting.

You will be issued an accredited certificate on completion of this course.

Course Information

48971
SAQA Qualification ID
Agri SETA
Course Type
120
Minimum Credits
1
NQF Level
12 months
Course Duration
From R21,000.00 per learner
Course cost

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