NVQ Level 3 Agriculture Extension Services
This qualification is for persons pursuing the qualification for Agricultural Extension Services Level 3 who have successfully completed the qualification for NVQ-J Level 2 General Agriculture. Agricultural extension is a service-related process in which the professional agriculturalists train/teach farmers certain production and rearing techniques; do constant visits to motivate and supervise until the techniques are mastered, and then do monitoring to ensure that the practices taught are adopted and integrated into the production cycles. The participant trained in NVQ Level 3 Agricultural Extension Services is a practitioner armed with a wide range of agricultural experiences spanning various fields of Agronomy, Animal Sciences, Horticulture, Soil Sciences, Extension Methods, Rural Sociology, Research Methods, and Climate Change. This technical training in Agriculture is the basis for the advice and training the farmer will receive.
Persons who complete this qualification can be employed in the following jobs: Crop Production Supervision, Agricultural Assistant, Research Assistant, Livestock supervisor.
Career path: Persons completing NVQ Level 3 in Agriculture Extension Services Attendance may work in the field
or continue to a recognized higher-level tertiary institution.