Pork Husbandry - Level 3

National Certificate in Pork Production (Husbandry) Level 3

Recommended for people working at an operational level in the pork industry who need to advance their skills in pig husbandry (indoors and outdoors)

Course summary

Structure

Practical plus one day course

Level

3

Duration

9 months

Start date

Anytime

Fee

$370 Inc GST

 

Topics covered in this programme

Pig Health and Nutrition

At the end of this programme you'll be able to understand:

  • Pig health problems, welfare and behaviour
  • Unit hygiene
  • Feed deliveries and supplies.
 

Pork Production

At the end of this programme you will be able to understand:

  • Moving pigs
  • Pig productivity
  • Pig anatomy and physiology.
 

Pig Health and Nutrition (elective)

At the end of this programme you could be able to understand liquid and dry feeding.

 

Pig Husbandry (elective)

At the end of this programme you could be able to:

  • De-tusk a boar under supervision
  • Ring a sow under supervision.