Agri SETA Learnerships

LearnMe offer agri SETA learnership modules that will assist businesses to train and educate their staff.

One of services SETA’s responsibilities and primary functions is to simplify skills development by creating learning programs such as learnerships, skills programs, internships and some other strategic learning initiatives. They bridge the gap between formal education, training systems and the workplace by simplifying learning programs and distribution of funding to enable accredited training institutions to deliver the training and build skills-sets required by industries.

At LearnMe we offer a variety of BEE aligned agri SETA learnerships.

Agri Trade Processes

Qualification Title: NC: Agri Trade Processes

SAQA Qual ID: 14851

NQF Level: 2

Credits: 125

This qualification is registered at level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework. It provides learners with the opportunity to access learning in broad Agri Trade processes and practices, which include opportunities for learners to grow in the specific field.

Learners will be able to combine fundamental, core and elective unit standards in order to gain competence linked to best practice. Learners will, once qualified and assessed as competent, be able to demonstrate competence in ordering, receiving, pricing, storing and selling of merchandise as well as stock taking and completing of sales transactions. Learners will also demonstrate an understanding of the Agri Trade Industry.

Learners accessing this qualification are assumed to be competent in:

  • Communication at NQF level 2
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 2

Plant Production (NQF 2)

Qualification Title: NC: Plant Production SAQA Qual ID: 48975 NQF Level: 2 Credits: 120

A learner assessed against this qualification will have the necessary competence to participate as part of a working team, performing the agricultural processes as applicable to Plant production in an established and familiar context under general supervision.

In addition to the above, the learner will be well positioned to extend learning and practice into other sub-fields such as Plant Production and Mixed Farming, since such efforts will only require additional learning within the elective scope of other qualifications at this level.

The National Certificate in Plant Production: NQF Level 2 provides learners the opportunity to gain a qualification in Plant Production. The range of typical learners that will enter this qualification will vary and includes:

  • Junior farm labourers who wish to progress to the level of Labourer within farming operations in Plant Production;
  • Farm owners, in possession of an equivalent qualification at NQF 1;
  • Learners in possession of different levels of practical experience in farming operations, which will be assessed and RPL’ed;
  • Possible candidates for promotion identified by the community as leaders.
  • Learners may come from both genders.

This qualification will form the basis for learners to extend their learning into more specialized areas of plant production and provides the basis of the establishment of sustainable farming operations through the inclusion of a wide spectrum of competencies required by farmers in South Africa. Whilst technical production orientated competencies are ensured, other aspects such as agri-business and good agricultural practices are included in the range of competencies required by farmers in order to enable them to strive towards agricultural management standards and practices at higher levels.

Learners accessing this qualification are assumed to be competent in:

  • Communication at NQF level 2
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 2

Plant Production (NQF 3)

Qualification Title: NC: Plant Production

SAQA Qual ID: 49052

NQF Level: 3

Credits: 120

A learner assessed as competent against this qualification will have the necessary competence to supervise and lead a working team performing the agricultural processes as applicable to plant husbandry. Furthermore, the learner will be able to take responsible decisions based on a sound understanding of the basic principles of agri-business and good agricultural practices, in meeting the set objectives and targets within the broader farm plan which includes the economical application of general resources, agricultural production and technical knowledge and skills. The learner will also be able to adhere to and implement according to the level of supervision as well as the relevant quality, safety and hygiene standards as applicable within the industry.

In addition, they will be well positioned to extend their learning and practice into other areas of agricultural commodities within a context of either agronomy, or horticulture as applicable to the agricultural commodity, or to strive towards agricultural management standards and practice at higher levels.

Competent qualifying learners in this qualification will oversee the production of quality agricultural products whereby enhancing the overall agricultural process and gain opportunities to access local, national and international agricultural markets.

This qualification provides learners the opportunity to gain a qualification in Plant Production. The range of typical learners that will enter this qualification will vary and includes:

  • Farm operators who wish to progress to the level of supervisor within farming operations in Plant Production;
  • Farm owners, in possession of an equivalent qualification at NQF 2;
  • Learners in possession of different levels of practical experience in farming operations, which will be assessed and RPL’ed;
  • Possible candidates for promotion identified by the community as leaders.
  • Learners may come from both genders.

Competent qualifying learners in this qualification will oversee quality agricultural products in Plant Production whereby enhancing the overall agricultural process and gain opportunities to access local, national and international agricultural markets.

Learners accessing this qualification are assumed to be competent in:

  • Communication at NQF level 2
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 2

Plant Production (NQF 4)

Qualification Title: NC: Plant Production

SAQA Qual ID: 49009

Learning Program: 101871

NQF Level: 4

Credits: 142

A learner assessed against this qualification will have the necessary competence to manage Supervisors and working teams, performing the agricultural processes as applicable to Plant production in a range of Plant Production taking responsibility for the quality and quantity of outputs. The Learner will be able to take complete responsibility for her/his own actions and also take responsibility for supervising others at lower levels within a Plant Production context under broad guidance and evaluation.

Competency will be gained in any of the specialized sub-fields of Plant Production as specified under Areas of Specialization (i.e., Vegetables, Fruit Production, Hydroponics, etc.) with a strong focus on management. In addition to the above, the learner will be well positioned to extend learning and practice into other sub-fields such as Plant Production and Mixed Farming, since such efforts will only require additional learning within the elective scope of other qualifications at this level.

The range of typical learners that will enter this qualification will vary and includes:

  • Farm operators who wish to progress to the level of junior farm manager;
  • Learners in possession of different levels of practical experience in farming operations, which will be assessed and RPL’ed;
  • School leavers (Gr. 12) from agricultural schools; and
  • Learners may come from both genders.

This qualification will form the basis for learners to extend their learning into more specialized areas of plant production and provides the basis of the establishment of sustainable farming operations through the inclusion of a wide spectrum of competencies required by farmers in South Africa. Whilst technical production orientated competencies are ensured, other aspects such as agri-business and good agricultural practices are included in the range of competencies required by farmers in order to enable them to strive towards agricultural management standards and practices at higher levels.

Competent qualifying learners in this qualification will oversee quality agricultural products in Plant Production whereby enhancing the overall agricultural process and gain opportunities to access local, national and international agricultural markets.

Learners accessing this qualification are assumed to be competent in:

  • Communication at NQF level 2
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 2

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