Agriculture Management

Course Name: Agriculture Management and Marketing  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Description:
The training will consist of theoretical and practical training in the tunnels from different stages of the growing periods and hydroponic systems.
 
Target Group: Farmers or farm workers, farming with tunnels.
 
Prerequisites: Must have the following qualification levels or equivalent knowledge:

  • NQF 2: Perform routine operations and identify basic problems in a hydroponic system.
  • NQF 3: Apply routine maintenance and servicing plans and procedures.
  • NQF 2: Define and understand production systems and production management.
  • NQF 3: Explain store inputs, categories, labelling and storage methods.
 
Course Duration: 4 days
 
Course Fee: R 3,420.00 incl. VAT (training only)
R 5,928.00 incl. VAT (training and accommodation)
 
Course Presenter:   Patrick Verster
 
Accreditation:

* All our courses are SAQA accredited. To view the different NQF Levels, click on the column title. Background information of SAQA and NQF Levels is available under Terminology in the sub menu above.

NQF
Level
SAQA ID Title Credits
4 116290 Establish a plan for the monitoring, safe use and maintenance of equipment implements, technology and infrastructure 3
4 116321 Procure and manage agricultural input 3
4 116314 Produce crop in a hydroponic system 4
 
Content of Course:
1. Planning
  1.1 Design procedures for the monitoring, safe use and maintenance of equipment
  1.2 Design procedures for the monitoring, safe use and maintenance of implements
  1.3 Design procedures for the monitoring, safe use and maintenance of infrastructure
  1.4 Design procedures for the monitoring, safe use and maintenance of technology

2. Procure and Manage Agricultural Inputs and Products
  2.1 Ordering agricultural inputs and products
  2.2 Manage agricultural inputs and products
  2.3 Control and Issue agricultural inputs and products

3. Hydroponic Systems
  3.1 Introduction to Hydroponic Systems
  3.2 Maintaining a Hydroponic Systems

 
Capabilities: When completing this course you will be able to design, prepare and implement basic operational procedures for the cleaning, storage and proper maintenance of equipment, implements and infrastructure. You will also be able to monitor the safe use of equipment, technology, infrastructure and implements. You will be able to order, manage, control and issue agricultural inputs and products and be able to effectively supervise activities in a hydroponic farming operation, through an understanding of hydroponic systems.