Current Agricultural Practices Essentials certificate
This 18-credit, 6-course, post-credential certificate will help meet the professional development
needs of agriculturists who have either been away from agriculture for a while
or who are recent Canadians with prior agriculture experience. This program will
update the student's knowledge of Canadian agriculture and offer a
valuable experience (Practicum I) in a modern agriculture business.
1. B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent, or minimum 19 years of age
before first day of class.
2. Applicants must satisfy the English language proficiency requirement. For details on how this requirement may be met, see English language proficiency requirement in the Admissions section of the calendar.
A one-year certificate, or a diploma or degree in Agriculture or Horticulture from a recognized post-secondary institution. Some courses have prerequisites. Prospective students are encouraged to meet with the Agriculture Technology department before commencing the program.
How to apply
Submit your application fee, along with your UFV application for admission
form, to the Office of the Registrar (OReg). You can apply online or download an application form at ufv.ca/admissions/admissions/apply. Application forms are also available from any OReg or Student Services office.
Document required for a complete application:
• Proof of B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent.
When to apply
are accepted on a continuous basis throughout the year. Qualified applicants are
considered for the next intake in which there is space. See Continuous application process
for more information.
Canada Education Park (CEP) campus and at the practicum workplace.
Fees and additional costs
Fees and Other Costs section.
||On-Farm Food Safety,
Quality, and Security
Holistic Agriculture: Planning and Practices
||Two approved UFV
courses, at least one of which is an Agriculture Technology diploma
Continuance and probation
Some courses have prerequisites. Prospective students are advised to meet with the Agriculture
Technology department before commencing the program. To be eligible for AGRI 192, students must have full-time status, and at least 9 UFV Agriculture Technology credits and attend a practicum orientation session.
Students must complete at least 50% of credits required in the certificate at UFV.
A minimum GPA of 2.0 in all courses is required in the program.
For complete details on courses see the
course descriptions section.
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