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Farm Technician Program

PEI FARM TECHNICIAN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM.
2021 Training Block
Monday, January 11, 2021  to Friday,  February 12, 2021
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, fax: 902-892-1891
email: info@peiagsc.ca
 
BLUE SEAL RECEIPTANTS 2021

CONGRATULATIONS ON ACHIEVING YOUR BLUE SEAL-PEI FARM TECHs!!
  • Adam Rafferty
  • Cassandra Curtis
  • Catlin Roger
  • Conor Dunn
  • Kurt Rogers
  • Justyn Power
  • Parker LeClair
  • Ricardo Ongo
  • Steven Webb
  • Shawn Power
  • Zoe Manuel 

We now have 40 Apprentices that have received their Blue Seals from Apprenticeship PEI !! Amazing job!
 


2021 Farm Tech Program Schedule!



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Farm Tech 2015

Farm Tech 2016

First Female Farm Technician- Amanda Acorn

Farm Technician Program 2013