Mixed Farming

Course Description:

The purpose of this qualification is to allow new entrants access to the Primary Agricultural Sector with specific reference to Mixed Farming Systems.

The learner will be able to make responsible decisions within a limited range based on a sound understanding of the basic principles of agri-business and good agricultural practices, in meeting the set objectives and targets within the broader farm plan which includes the economical application of general resources, agricultural production and technical knowledge and skills, all in a Mixed Farming context.

The learner will be able to carry out repetitive procedures in a predictable environment and will be able to adhere to the relevant safety, quality, hygiene, and technical standards as applicable within the industry.

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 can go into the following fields of work:

  • Junior farm labourers who wish to progress to the level of Labourer within farming operations in Plant Production
  • Farm owners
  • 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:

Unit standard selected based on the customers’ needs.

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

You will be issued a certificate of completion at the end of this course.

Course Information

48977
SAQA Qualification ID
Agri SETA
Course Type
120
Minimum Credits
1
NQF Level
2 weeks
Course Duration
From R4,500.00 per learner
Course cost

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