A programme of problem-solving workshops designed to build on existing pig husbandry knowledge
The course naturally follows on from the Stockperson Development Scheme (SDS) to further develop the technical skills of pig unit staff. Sessions are interactive, recapping on pig production covered in the SDS and uses problem-solving exercises, which are applied to ‘virtual’ farm scenarios.
The course is suitable for stockpeople who:
- have significant previous experience, or
- have completed the Stockperson Development Scheme, or
- hold the Stage 2 Certificate of Competence, and
- want to progress to become a supervisor/manager
Participants receive a certificate of attendance and, for an additional cost, can choose to be assessed for the Stage 2 Certificate of Competence qualification.
Broom Hall, Richmond Road, Saham Toney, Thetford IP25 7EX
|29 October 2019||Breeding herd - gilt management|
|26 November 2019||Breeding herd - service and dry sow management|
|14 January 2020||Farrowing management|
|11 February 2020||Weaner management|
|10 March 2020||Finisher management|
|21 April 2020||Welfare and euthanasia|
Uncle Henrys, Grayingham Grange Farm, Gainsborough DN21 4JD
|21 January 2020||Breeding herd - gilt management|
|11 February 2020||Breeding herd - service and dry sow management|
|10 March 2020||Farrowing management|
|7 April 2020||Weaner management|
|5 May 2020||Finisher management|
|2 June 2020||Welfare and euthanasia|
Sessions usually run as a half-day, starting with lunch at 12:30pm and finishing at 5:00pm.
The full course cost is £210+ VAT for levy payers or £700+ VAT for non levy payers.
Workshops can also be attended on an ad-hoc basis at a cost of £35+VAT per session.
To book a place, complete the training application form below.
Payment is due 14 days prior to the course/sessions starting.
If you are interested in taking part in a future course, email Pork.Training@ahdb.org.uk