There is an increasing demand on the agricultural sector to perform, which in turn leads to an increase in the demand for skilled talent within this industry. As such, the agricultural sector offers great career opportunities for those who are undecided about what path to pursue.

AGRICOLLEGES international offers a range of plant production certificate options to help grow the skills pool, reduce unemployment, promote economic development, and drive improved food security in the decades to come.

Those interested in starting or growing a career in crop-related agriculture can choose from the following AGRICOLLEGES international certificate options:

  • Introduction to Plant Production – 7-week short course
  • Fundamentals of Avocado Production – 9-week short course
  • Fundamentals of Maize Production – 9-week short course
  • Fundamentals of Macadamia Production – 9-week short course

Each of these certificate options will equip students with the following skills related to the specific crop industry mentioned above:

  • Understand the basic principles that apply to plant production
  • Identify concepts relating to ecology, soils, biology of plants, insects, micro-organisms, and pest management
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of the basics of plant production
  • Articulate the importance of specific plant production practices and apply these in the workplace

AGRICOLLEGES international also offers the following agriculture-related certificate options:

  • National Certificate in General Agriculture
  • The Joy of Life Skills
  • Introduction to Agribusiness
  • Fundamentals of Agribusiness
  • Introduction to Animal Production
Kickstart your career in agriculture wherever you are in South Africa

AGRICOLLEGES international aims to make education in agriculture accessible to everyone, wherever they are, through cloud-based and shared e-learning solutions. This means that each of these certificate options mentioned can be taken online, which enables students to study from anywhere, at any time. All you need is a smart mobile device and access to the Internet. You can even download your work at a Wi-Fi hotspot and study offline.

One of the most affordable learning options available

The fact that the courses are online means that the cost of the education can be kept to a minimum, allowing more students to access valuable tertiary education. Additionally, students can apply for a bursary, take advantage of our financing plans, or continue with their current employment as they learn while they earn.

Quality education for optimal relevance and results

AGRICOLLEGES international provides students with high-quality, industry-relevant agricultural education. Each course is designed to the highest standards in collaboration with relevant subject matter experts. Furthermore, our courses are designed with different learning needs in mind and aim to equip students with much-needed knowledge and competencies that can be used to bridge the existing skills gaps in the industry.

Applications are now open!

What are you waiting for? Apply now for your spot to take part in one of our plant production certificate options and give yourself a career boost as you invest in your future. No more is education out of reach. The time is now to reach out and take the knowledge you need to build a future for you, for your family, and for your country.