Institute: Institute of Applied Sciences

Department: Centre for Agriculture, Aquatics and Animal Sciences

Course Title: Foundation Certificate in Horticulture and Animal Care

Course Code: AG2-01-21

ECTS: 60

Course details

Mode: –
This programme of study is designed to equip learners with a range of basic skills and competences 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-programm ta’ studju huwa mfassal biex jipprovdi lill-istudenti firxa ta’ ħiliet u kompetenzi bażiċi sabiex isiru kompetenti f’diversi attivitajiet li jinvolvu l-art u li huma relatati mas-settur agrikolu. Dan il-programm ta’ studju 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 ma’ annimali tal-irziezet, annimali eżotiċi u pjanti. Tingħata attenzjoni speċjali lill-ġestjoni tal-ħamrija, tal-għelejjel u tal-annimali, in-nutrizzjoni tal-bhejjem u l-manutenzjoni tal-irziezet.
MQF Level: 2
Duration: 1 Year Full-time
Entry requirements: MCAST Introductory Certificate
or
Finished Compulsory Education
Initial Assessment Tests (as may be applicable)
Other entry requirements: –
Career opportunities: –
Programme details:
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Key Information for Prospective, Continuing and Progressing Students for Full-Time Programmes