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.
National Sugar Institute
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
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.
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