For Future Of Our Nation


Programme Duration: 1 Year
Programme Level: Certificate Year
Programme Fee: 1750000.00 Year

This is a one-year programme with two semesters. The programme produces competent graduates able to carry out routine crop husbandry and keep farm record under supervision. Graduate fits in the smallholder farmers and entrepreneurship. The programme equips graduates with skills and knowledge at routine level.

Programme Availability

National Sugar Institute


Semester 1

APT 04101 Principles of Crop Production

APT 04102 Animal Power

APT 04103 Basic Plant Anatomy and Physiology

APT 04104 Introduction to Soil Science and Management

APT 04108 Basic Communication Skills

APT 04110 Basic Mathematics in Agriculture

Semester 2

APT 04205 Basic Crop Protection

APT 04206 Harvesting and Post-harvesting Techniques

APT 04207 Introduction to Farm Structures

APT 04209 Introduction to Computer

APT 04211 Farm Records and Record Keeping

APT 04212 Introduction to Agribusiness


The minimum entry qualifications of the candidates is Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with passes in at least TWO science subjects such as Agriculture, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Geography, Engineering science and Nutrition, and at least TWO passes in other subjects except religious subject; a pass in Biology is compulsory.

Applicants who have undergone prior training in agriculture in recognised vocational training centres and attained National Vocational Awards (NVA) level 3, should have majoring in Agriculture and a minimum of two (2) Passes in their form IV to be eligible for admission into the programme.