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PEI Farm Technician Apprenticeship Program

2018 Training Block

Monday, January 8 - Friday,  February 8, 2018

Farm Centre, 420 University Avenue, Charlottetown PE

 

Developed in consultation with the PEI Agricultural Trade Advisory Committee, this one-of-a-kind, two-year registered apprenticeship program combines classroom learning with on-farm experience, earning students a Certificate of Qualification in Farm Technician by the PEI Department of Innovation and Advanced Learning.

The program highlights the important contribution of farm technicians to Canada’s agri-food system.  

Apprentices work throughout the year gaining skills on-farm with a farm mentor in addition to participating in five weeks of in-class training delivered by Extended Learning, Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture, on PEI.  

This unique program was developed to address the demand for a skilled, sustainable, agricultural workforce on P.E.I.

Those interested in starting the journey to become a Blue Seal Certified Farm Technician must first register with the PEI Department of Innovation and Advance Learning

 

2018 Training Schedule coming soon!