Initial farm training and government funding
The aim of this report is to look at present initial farm training and decide whether it is preparing the trainees for work on a commercial farm. As farming profits reduce, farmers no longer have the time or money to spend putting time into the initial training of employees. Consequently there is a need for this to be done elsewhere. There is a variety of trainings available and most are drawing heavily on government funding. Their strengths and weaknesses are weighed up. I have tried to look to the future in farming and the skills that the farmer will want in his employee. This then allows me to recommend a training scenario that would provide these suitable farm workers.... [Show full abstract]
Fields of Research130108 Technical, Further and Workplace Education; 130213 Vocational Education and Training Curriculum and Pedagogy
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