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)
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!