Certificate in principles of phytosanitary measures

Target audience
The target clients include phytosanitary practitioners, extensions providers, and secondary school leavers.

Course Objectives
This course is designed to equip trainees with the necessary technical knowledge and skills to play an effective role as phytosanitary practitioners.
The specific objectives of the course are:

  • To impart and upgrade knowledge and skills in plant production and phytosanitary measures related to trade in plant and plant products.
  • To enable the trainees make sound decisions on management of pests of phytosanitary significance.

Entry Requirements
The minimum entry requirement for this course is a certificate in agricultural sciences for in service applicants and a minimum average grade of C, with passes in science subjects for o- level school leavers. A-level school leavers should have 3 credit passes in science subjects.

Course Duration
The length of the course shall be one academic year full time or part time.