Learn all you need to know about pigs with this course.
During this course, you will learn all about pigs and how they help in an industry environment. This course provides a substantial foundation in pig husbandry, biology and production. You will also gain knowledge on the requirements to provide the pigs with all that they need to keep them healthy and alive.
If you are interested in pigs, weather from a career point of view or just a personal interest this course is for you.
There are 9 lessons and assessments to complete in this course:
Lesson 1: Introduction
Lesson 2: Breeding and selection
Lesson 3: Feeding Pigs
Lesson 4: Pig diseases
Lesson 5: Managing the boar
Lesson 6: Managing the sow and litter
Lesson 7: Management of Fattening pigs
Lesson 8: Economics and records
Lesson 9: Managing a Piggery
There are no general entry requirements for this course, just your drive, motivation, and passion for the industry. You may enrol into this course at any time and begin studying shortly after enrolment.
Duration study load
We allow up to 12 months to complete this course, although your actual completion time may be less depending on prior experience and the time you commit to your study. Approx 100 hours.
GROW Training Group offers a range of payment plans to suit any budget.
Course fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services.
On completion of this course, a Statement of Attainment in Pigs will be issued.