National Certificate:

Advanced Farm Management & Accounting

National Certificate:
Advanced Farm Management & Accounting

Qualification ID: 49010 / 49011 | NQF 5 | 120 Credits


The National Certificate in Advanced Farm Management & Accounting will equip students with focused knowledge and management skills in primary agricultural production. During the course, students can specialise in small stock management (sheep or goats), or large stock management (cattle or crop or horticultural management systems). Additional course content, designed by key industry role players, is included to ensure students are exposed to the latest Management Practices in industry developments.

Upon successful completion of the National Certificate: Advanced Farm Management & Accounting, students can enrol in one additional year for the completion of the National Diploma in Animal Production NQF 5.

  • Grade 12, with basic literacy in English on Level 3 (40%)
  • Communication at NQF Level 3
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3
  • Agricultural activities at NQF 3


12 months

Training Methodology

Online/Blended Training

The blended training model allows students to complete theoretical modules online and practical sessions on a local farm – reducing time spent away from work.

Students can also attend relevant additional i3A courses at one of our associated academies. These course credits will contribute towards their qualification.

Ideal for / Possible Career Opportunities
  • Junior Farmer
  • Farm Manager
  • Enrol for Further Diploma Studies


Registration & Deposit R 2,500
Tuition R 30,000
TOTAL FEE  R 32,500

The Cost includes:
  • VAT
  • Access to i3A Online Campus
  • Practical Training support
  • All Assessments
The cost excludes:
  • Accommodation/meals during practical sessions
  • Transport to the training venue

Payment Options

We understand the financial constraints most people face and have created two payment options to assist individuals in achieving their study goals.

Option 1: Payment Plan

R16,250 is payable at the start of each semester. (T&C apply)

Option 2: Monthly Plan

R2,500 registration fee

R2,500 X 12 months (T&C apply)

Training Modules

1. Introduction to Farm Management
2. Business Communication Skills
3. Business Ownership
4. Farm Business Planning
5. Operational Planning and Execution
6. Production Management
7. Financial Management
8. Input Procurement, Purchasing and Stock Control
9. Human Resource Management
10. Sustainable Resource Management