Animal Health Academy
National Diploma Courses
Earn your (NQF) National Diploma in Animal Production,
with a Specialisation in Animal Health
Students who meet the minimum enrolment criteria can attend individual learning modules or a series of modules that, upon successful completion, lead to a National Diploma in Agriculture. The Programme is ideal for school leavers and individuals in employment. The MSD Animal Health Academy is strongly supported by our Veterinary Services Department and 9 highly qualified veterinarians. They provide expertise in their respective fields such as beef, dairy, small livestock, companion animals, pigs and poultry.
National Qualifications Framework (NQF)
National Diploma in Animal Production with a Specialisation in Animal Health
QUALIFICATION NO: 49011 | NQF 5 | 240 CREDITS
The National Diploma in Animal Production with a Specialisation in Animal Production, will equip students with focused knowledge and skills in Animal Health. Additional course content, designed by key industry role-players, is included to ensure students are exposed to the latest in industry developments.
Upon successful completion of the National Diploma: Animal Production with a Specialisation in Animal Health, students can enrol for a National Certificate in Agri- Sales and Services to become a qualified MSD Animal Health Product Representative.
National Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
The blended training model allows students to complete theoretical modules online and practical sessions on a local farm – reducing time spent away from work.
Students can also attend relevant additional MSD workshops and skills courses that will contribute credits towards their qualification.
POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
- Primary producers (Livestock farmers)
- Junior Farm Manager
- Farm Manager
- MSD Product Representative
THE COST INCLUDES:
- Access to i3A Online Campus
- Practical Training support
- All Assessments
THE COST EXCLUDES:
- Accommodation/meals during practical sessions
- Transport to the training venue