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

Note:
All MCAST programmes undergo periodic revision. The current document is the latest specification available and is for guidance only.
Programme specifications are subject to change before commencement of academic year 2019-2010.

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Finished Compulsory Education
or
MCAST Introductory Certificate
Initial Assessment Tests (as may be applicable)

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