National Certificate: Animal Production
Qualification No: 48979 | NQF 4 | 142 Credits
The National Certificate in Animal Production will equip students with focused knowledge and skills in primary animal production. During the course, students can specialise in small stock management (sheep or goat) or large stock management (cattle). Additional course content, designed by key industry role players, is included to ensure students are exposed to the latest in industry developments.
Upon successful completion of the National Certificate: Animal Production, students can enrol for a National Diploma in Animal Production NQF 5.
- Grade 11, with basic literacy in English on Level 3 (40%)
- Communication at NQF Level 2
- Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2
- Agricultural activities at NQF 3
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.
Possible Career Opportunities
- Junior farmer
- Farm supervisor
- Enrol for further Diploma studies
|After registration: 50% deposit||R 13,000|
|At the start of the second term: (outstanding balance)||R 13,000|
|TOTAL FEE||R 28,000|
The Cost includes:
- Access to i3A Online Campus
- Practical Training support
- All Assessments
The cost excludes:
- Accommodation/meals during practical sessions
- Transport to the training venue
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
R14,000 is payable at the start of each semester. (T&C apply)
Option 2: Monthly Plan
R2,000 registration fee
R2,167 x 12 months (T&C apply)
|Cluster 1: Communication in the workplace||20|
|Cluster 2: Business Numeracy||40|
|Cluster 3: Livestock management practices||46|
|Cluster 4: Animal production||36|