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Farm Technician Program

PEI FARM TECHNICIAN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM
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 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 2018
CONGRATULATIONS ON ACHIEVING YOUR
BLUE SEAL-PEI FARM TECHs!!

  • TREVOR BRANDER, Indian River Farms
  • DESIREE CABLE, Rollobay Holdings 

    We now have 25 Apprentices that have received their Blue Seals from the province of PEI !! Amazing job!


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Photo Galleries
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Farm Tech 2015

Farm Tech 2016

First Female Farm Technician- Amanda Acorn

Farm Technician Program 2013