Advanced Certificate in General Agriculture

Advanced Certificate in General Agriculture

The first year programme is made up of the following units:

Compulsory Units

  • Farm tools & technologies
  • Soils and Soil Conservation in the context of agriculture
  • Land Preparation in the context of agriculture
  • Nursery Practices in the context of agriculture
  • Planting Operations in the context of agriculture
  • Post Planting Operations in the context of agriculture
  • Pest and Diseases control in the context of agriculture
  • Poultry Production techniques
  • Cattle Production techniques
  • Piggery Production techniques
  • Mathematics
  • ICT in the context of agriculture
  • English in the context of agriculture
  • French in the context of agriculture
  • Agriculture industry in the context of Seychelles
  • Basic climatology
  • Work based experience in agriculture
  • Stock management in the context of agriculture
  • Cropping programme and system
  • Farm management techniques
  • Poultry management techniques
  • Cattle management techniques
  • Piggery management techniques
  • Legislation in the context of agriculture
  • Basic Research
  • Farm structure
  • Marketing and customer care
  • Communication in the context of agriculture
  • Harvest and post-harvest in the context of agriculture

The second year programme is made up of the following units:

Compulsory Units

  • Basic Climatology
  • Basic farm management
  • Basic Farm Structures& maintenance
  • Stock management
  • Marketing & Customer Care
  • Basic Research
  • Cattle Management
  • Poultry Management
  • Piggery Management
  • Cropping system & Programme

Co-units:

  • Technical English and French
  • Agri-Maths
  • Personal & Social Education
  • Communication
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Optional units:

  • Beeking