420 University Ave
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4N6
2019 Training Block
Monday, January 14, 2019 to Friday, February 15, 2019
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 PEI.