College of the North Atlantic - Corner Brook Campus

Agriculture Technician Co-op

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Program Information

School:College of the North Atlantic - Corner Brook Campus
Faculty:Corner Brook
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Agricultural Power Machinery Operation
Description:Throughout the program students will be engaged in sustainable agriculture and exposed to the study of plants and animals including the biological effects of soil, climate, chemical management activities, tillage, fertilization and irrigation on plant and animal performance and enhancement. Program participants will perform physical agriculture tasks combining energy, labor, skills and machinery using the latest technology and best practices in a real world setting on a day to day basis. Students of the Agricultural Technician Co-op program will participate in a field camp at the Center for Agriculture and Forestry Development. Graduates will be able to balance the market demands for various farm products with several socioeconomic factors including cost of production, taxation, research funding, technical assistance, land usage, and potential environment al impacts.

Agriculture technician students will receive instruction in a broad range of course content aimed at developing good analytical and organizational skills, as well as the ability to work effectively as a team member. After successfully completing this program, individuals will have a basic working knowledge of agricultural techniques and procedures related to the care of livestock and plants and should be able to safely operate farm equipment.
URL:Agriculture Technician Co-op at College of the North Atlantic - Corner Brook Campus
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $13,032

Listed cost is approximate.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants who do not meet the education prerequisites for this program must be at least 19 years of age at the time of application and out of school for at least one (1) year to be considered on an individual basis under the Mature Student Requirements.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) or Pearson Test of English (Academic)
    Application Notes : If a language proficiency test other than those referenced above was used, applicants can forward for assessment.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 14, 2022