Skills – upon completion the learner will be able to:
1. Follow health and safety protocol when handling tools, equipment and material.
2. Identify the main components that are required in proper labelling of products.
3. Practice breeding of animals in the production of food and raw materials.
4. Use tools and equipment according to the job entailed
5. Identify which animal species are most suitable given the current resources for the local agribusiness context.
6. Arrange processes in a sequential manner (e.g. the steps followed to production of fodder).
7. Follow instructions given by a supervisor (e.g. measuring the right proportions of nutrients and water as indicated by a supervisor).
8. Choose the right type of food according to different animals
9. Practise milking technique
10. Consider the dietary needs of animals
11. Simulate appropriate behaviour within different social contexts
12. Consider whether different projects can be cost effective
13. Use basic equipment without causing damage to it.
14. Identify the main characteristics of a favourable environmental condition for different groups of animals.
15. Identify the different foodstuffs and practice meal preparation under supervision.
16. Acquaint oneself with the basic animal anatomy with special emphasis on the reproductive and digestive organs.
17. Practice providing the appropriate feed.
18. Practicing basic checks and necessary remedies for common faults and breakdowns.
19. Practice hands-on learning to acquire the necessary skills for a job in animal care sector.
20. Practice hands-on learning by raising a variety of non-domestic animals.
21. Practice record keeping in animal husbandry, thus giving learners a taste of management skills in animal husbandry.