Who is the course for?

  • Goat farmers or owners who want to become more knowledgeable about goat farming.
  • People who are interested in goat farming.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, from all academic backgrounds.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Assessment:

  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.

Certification:

  • After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at the cost of £39 or in PDF format at the cost of £24.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognized accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path:

This course would be beneficial for the following careers:

  • Poultry Farmer
  • Bee Keeper
  • Farm Keeper
  • Goat Raiser
  • Livestock Farmer
  • Organic Goat Farmer.

COURSE CURRICULUM

Poultry Farming

  • HOW MUCH INVESTMENT IS REQUIRED IN THE POULTRY BUSINESS?
  • WHAT BRANCH OF THE POULTRY BUSINESS?
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF POULTRY
  • WHERE TO LOCATE
  • THE DOLLAR HEN FARM
  • INCUBATION
  • FEEDING
  • DISEASES
  • DIFFERENCE BETWEEN POULTRY FLESH AND POULTRY FATTENING
  • MARKETING POULTRY CARCASSES
  • QUALITY IN EGGS
  • MARKETING ORGANIZATION FOR EGGS
  • BREEDS OF CHICKENS
  • PRACTICAL AND SCIENTIFIC BREEDING
  • EXPERIMENT STATION WORK
  • POULTRY ON THE GENERAL FARM

Goat Farming

  • Introduction
  • How To Take Care Of A Newborn Goat
  • How To Milk A Goat
  • How To Breed A Goat
  • Pygmy Goats
  • How To Feed Milk To Baby Pygmy Goats
  • Nubian Goats
  • Goat Diseases
  • Additional Tips On How To Take Care Of Goats
  • Essentials Needed For Your Goats

Bee Farming

  • Getting Started in Beekeeping
  • Clothing and Equipment Needed
  • How to Handle Bees
  • Acquiring Bees
  • Queen Management Techniques
  • Raising Queen Bees
  • Using Nectar Substitutes
  • Using Pollen Substitutes
  • Keeping Bees in a Suburban Area
  • About Bacterial Diseases
  • About Viruses and Fungal Diseases
  • About Varroa Mites
  • The Small Hive Beetle
  • About Nosema
  • Bee Stings
  • The Processing of Honey
  • Equipment used for Honey Processing

Worm Farming

  • Introduction
  • Composting
  • Worms You Should Need to Produce Worms
  • Worm Farming Design
  • Vermicomposting
  • Small And Large Scale Worm Farms
  • How The Worm Population Is Controlled
  • Other Things You Can Do With Compost
  • Starting A Worm Farm Business
  • How To Be Successful With Your Worm Farm
Program taught in:
English

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Last updated June 8, 2018
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