<small>Proficiency Award 4 in </small><span>Agriculture - Animal Husbandry</span>

Proficiency Award 4 in Agriculture - Animal Husbandry

Course Code VAG005
Qualification Proficiency Award 4
Payment Options Upfront & Payment Plans
Delivery Online & Correspondence
Duration 2500 Hours

Proficiency Award 4 in Agriculture - Animal Husbandry VAG005

Proficiency Award 4 in Agriculture - Animal Husbandry  is a complete qualification for people wishing to work in agriculture at a technician or management level; in positions such as a farm manager, technical representatives, trainers or consultants.

The qualification is of 2500 hours duration..

Learn about general animal care, health and welfare; and farm animal production, as a foundation for a professional career.

Core Modules:    These modules provide foundation knowledge for the Proficiency Award 4 In Agriculture - Animal Husbandry.

  •      Animal Anatomy And Physiology (Animal Husbandry I ) BAG101
  •      Farm Management BAG104
  •      Research Project I BGN102
  •      Workplace Health & Safety VBS103
  •      Workshop I BGN103
  •      Pasture Management BAG212
  •      Research Project II BGN201

Stream Modules: 
   Studied after the core modules, stream modules cover more specific or niche subjects.

  •      Animal Health Care VAG100
  •      Soil Management (Agriculture) BAG103
  •      Animal Feed & Nutrition (Animal Husbandry III) BAG202
  •      Animal Health (Animal Husbandry II) BAG201
  •      Sustainable Agriculture BAG215
  •      Agricultural Marketing BAG304
  •      Animal Breeding BAG301

Elective Modules:    In addition to the core modules, students study any 11 of the following 30 modules.

  •      Biochemistry I (Animal and Human) BSC103
  •      Botany I (Plant Physiology And Taxonomy) BSC104
  •      Business Studies BBS101
  •      Carpentry BSS100
  •      Dog Care BAG108
  •      Engineering I - Machinery & Equipment BSC105
  •      Horse Care I BAG102
  •      Instructional Skills BGN101
  •      Machinery and Equipment BSC105
  •      Animal Behaviour BAG203
  •      Animal Behaviour BAG203
  •      Animal Diseases BAG219
  •      Aquaculture BAG211
  •      Beef Cattle BAG206
  •      Calf Rearing BAG207
  •      Dairy Cattle BAG205
  •      Engineering II - Engineering Applications BSC205
  •      Goat Production BAG223
  •      Horse Care II BAG204
  •      Irrigation -Agricultural Irrigation BAG213
  •      Mariculture - Marine Aquaculture BAG220
  •      Natural Health Care for Animals BAG218
  •      Permaculture Systems BHT201
  •      Pigs BAG209
  •      Poultry BAG208
  •      Sheep BAG210
  •      Workshop II BGN203
  •      Agronomy BAG306
  •      Horse Care III BAG302
  •      Organic Farming BAG305

Note that each module in the Proficiency Award 4 In Agriculture - Animal Husbandry is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.

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