Institute of Applied Sciences – Centre of Agriculture, Aquatics and Animal Sciences

Foundation Certificate in Horticulture and Animal Care

AG2-01-19

Course details

This course of studies is designed to equip learners with a range of basic skills and competencies enabling them to become competent in various land-based activities related to the agricultural sector.
This programme of studies includes a significant amount of vocational practice that will provide a clear idea of the nature of the area that the learner may wish to follow in the future. Learners will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with farm animals, exotic animals and plants. Special focus will be given to soil, crop and animal management, livestock nutrition and farm maintenance.

Dan il-kors ta’ studji huwa mfassal biex jipprovdi lill-istudenti firxa ta’ ħiliet u kompetenzi bażiċi sabiex isiru kompetenti f’diversi attivitajiet ibbażati fuq l-art, relatati mas-settur agrikolu.
Dan il-programm ta’ studji jinkludi ammont sinifikanti ta’ prattika vokazzjonali li tagħti idea ċara tan-natura tal-qasam li l-istudent jista’ jkun jixtieq jinvolvi ruħu fih fil-futur. L-istudenti jkollhom l-opportunità li jiksbu esperjenza prattika mal-annimali tal-irziezet, l-annimali eżotiċi u l-pjanti. Tingħata attenzjoni speċjali lill-ġestjoni tal-ħamrija, tal-għelejjel u tal-annimali, in-nutrizzjoni tal-bhejjem u l-manutenzjoni tal-irziezet.

Level 2

1 year full-time

Finished Compulsory Education
or
MCAST Introductory Certificate

Initial Assessment Tests (as may be applicable)