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Farm Technician Program

PEI FARM TECHNICIAN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM
2018 Training Block
Monday, January 8 - Friday,  February 9, 2018
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 P.E.I.
 
Those interested in starting the journey to become a Blue Seal Certified Farm Technician must first register with;

P.E.I. Agriculture Sector Council
420 University Avenue
Farm Centre, Suite 113
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7Z5
phone: 902- 892-1091, 1-866-892-1091 (toll free)
fax: 902-892-1891
email: info@peiagsc.ca
 
BLUE SEAL RECEIPTANTS 2017
CONGRATULATIONS ON ACHIEVING YOUR
BLUE SEAL-PEI FARM TECHs!!


  • Jeff MacFarlene, Indian River Farms
  • Troy Smallman, W.P. Griffins Ltd.
This will be number 15 and 16 for receiving their Blue Seal Farm Technician. Amazing job!


Additional Program Information

Photo Galleries
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Farm Tech 2015

Farm Tech 2016

First Female Farm Technician- Amanda Acorn

Farm Technician Program 2013