Latia Agriculture Apprenticeship Program
Learn. Work. Earn
Who is the course for?
An agriculture apprenticeship is the ideal way to earn money whilst gaining a nationally recognized qualification. The provision is open to anyone aged 18+ years provided that you meet the current eligibility. The course is delivered in a modular system.
Ideal if: You are or would like to be employed in the agriculture industry.
You’ll need: Your national ID, leaving certificate and result slip.
You’ll learn: Horticulture nursery management & horticulture production management and other areas.
Expect: To work in a real farm for most of the time to cover 70% of practical and 30% theory work.
You’ll love: The chance to earn money while gaining a nationally recognised qualification.
You’ll go into : Improve your promotion prospects, progress to an advanced apprenticeship.
You must hold a genuine interest in your area of work, demonstrating enthusiasm and strong determination to succeed.
Entry Requirements: Should have secondary education, however applicants with relevant prior experience will be considered.
What will i do on the course: The course is designed to equip individuals with competencies required to select site, grow horticulture crops, evaluate productivity, post-harvest handling and farm management. The activities involved include land preparation, crop establishment & maintenance, harvesting, evaluation of productivity, post-harvesting handling, marketing & management. The crops include tropical and subtropical fruits, temperate fruits, horticultural nuts, vine fruits, herbs and spices, vegetables, mushroom, cut flowers and ornamental plants. The course further aims at equipping the individual with competencies required to manage a horticultural farm.
What Certification do I get after the course: A candidate will be issued with a record of achievement on demonstration of competence in any unit of competency in the course. Certificates will be issued by TVET, CDACC in conjunction with Latia.
Course title: Agriculture Apprenticeship
Location: Latia Isinya, Kajiado county
Course Fee: Ksh.120,000 per year
Start Date: February 2018
Course Length: 1-3 years
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