Objectifs du programme
The Farm Work program of study prepares students for the duties of a general farm worker. Students develop the skills necessary to carry out various daily or periodic tasks on a farm, whether inside or outside, related to: feeding and tending the animals as well as performing production operations on a farm or livestock ranch; cultivating and harvesting produce in the field or in greenhouses; cleaning the facilities and performing basic maintenance on buildings, machinery and production equipment. Moreover, students learn how to act safely to protect their health and the health of animals and to follow protocols for biosafety, hygiene and the protection of the environment.
Fonction de travail
General Farm Worker
A person who meets the following conditions is eligible for admission to a program of study leading to an STC:
1. Has obtained at least Secondary III credits or the equivalent in the language of instruction, second language and mathematics;
or Has obtained an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary Studies (AESS);
or Has successfully completed the General Development Test (GDT) with or without specific prerequisites.
2. Has interrupted their full-time studies for at least 12 months;
or Is 18 years old when entering training;
or Has obtained a Secondary School Diploma (SSD) or a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) or their equivalent;
or Meets the eligibility conditions of Emploi-Québec’s workforce training measure.