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Online Introduction to Pastured Pig Farming

  • 10 Dec 2018
  • 01 Dec 2019
  • Online - start any time

An Introduction to Free Range Pig Farming - Online Course

Learn the basics of profitable pastured pig farming at home.  Our online course is a series of lectures presented by Lee McCosker , a qualified Trainer and Assessor, that include audio powerpoint presentations.  You are provided with a comprehensive textbook full of all the information you need to get you on your way to a profitable business.  There is loads of extra help on everything from feeding and mating a sow right through to growing out piglets.

Now with phone support to answer all your questions!

Take this course to the level you are comfortable with and complete the quizzes or just listen to the audio.  This course is designed for all levels of learning and participation.This course is suitable for anyone that just wants to keep a few pigs right through to setting up a pastured free range pig enterprise.  The first three stages of the course are an introduction to all aspects of free range production with a fourth (elective) stage on Advanced Pig Management. This course is presented by Lee McCosker in a series of video lectures.  Lee is a qualified trainer and assessor and is qualified to teach these subjects. Apart from 15 years experience in free range pigs, Lee holds the following qualifications:
  • Diploma Agriculture (Pork Production)
  • Diploma Agriculture (Applied Animal Nutrition)
  • Diploma Sustainability
The course runs through the same topics that are covered in the on farm version and is self paced allowing you to take six months to complete it or have it all done in one day if you are that keen.  Of course face to face presentations allow you to ask questions and take discussion in a different direction.  That wont be any different here with Lee ready to answer your questions and help you through the course if needed.

Participation in the course will also receive 6 months free full membership with complete access to the PROOF website and a free Environmental Management Plan and Quality Management System to implement on farm.

Learner Guide (text book) will be provided.

Assessment in now in the form of online quizzes with immediate results upon completion.
Assessments are not compulsory and you can continue through the course without completing them however, to received your statement of attainment you must pass all quizzes.

A statement of attainment will be issued upon successful completion of this course. 

You will have instant access to the course and your full membership on completion of your registration.

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