For Future Of Our Nation


Programme Duration: 1 Year
Programme Level: Certificate Year
Programme Fee: 1870000.00 Year

This is a one-year programme with two semesters. The programme produces competent graduates able carry out a moderately wide range of crop husbandry practices, assist in developing value chain of crops, processing and preservation of crop produce. The graduates can perform demonstrations for dissemination of crop technologies, demonstrate practice of environmental management, collection of research and production data and apply entrepreneurial and cooperative skills effectively. The programme equips graduates with skills and knowledge in a range of activities, some of which are non-routine and be able to assume operational responsibilities.

Programme Availability
National Sugar Institute
Mode of Study
Full Time

Semester 1
APT 05101 Production of Annual Crops
APT 05103 Land Resources Planning and Management
APT 05105 Basic Human Nutrition
APT 05107 Principles of Technology Dissemination
APT 05110 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
APT 05111 Principles of Cooperatives in Agriculture

Semester 2
APT 05202 Production of Horticultural Crops
APT 05204 Environmental Management
APT 05206 Food Processing and Preservation
APT 05208 Field Data Collection and Management
APT 05209 Application of ICT in Data Analysis
APT 05212 Field Practical Training

The minimum entry qualifications of the candidates is holder of Advance Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) with at least one principal pass and one subsidiary pass in science subjects such as Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Mathematics. Or applicants who have undergone prior training in agriculture in recognised vocational training centres and Possession of Technician Certificate (NTA Level 5) in Agriculture Production or General Agriculture.