NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN PLANTATION EXTENSION MANAGEMENT(NDPEM) – (NVQ LEVEL 05)

NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN PLANTATION EXTENSION MANAGEMENT(NDPEM) –   (NVQ LEVEL 05)
Starts from:Wed, May 1, 2019
Location

M.D.H. Jayawardana Mw,Athurugiriya,Sri Lanka

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Course Feature
  • Course Code HD 02
  • MEDIUM Sinhala/English
  • Duration 18 months
  • Course Type Diploma Programme
  • Venue NIPM - Athurugiriya
  • Course Price Rs. 130,000/-
Course Description

Academic Courses particularly designed to uplift the skills of the participants and enhance their competencies. In order to award the certificates for these courses, the participants are required to maintain a satisfactory academic record and meet the obligations mentioned in the course modules which they are enrolled. The following courses are included in the category of Academic programs.

 

Superintendents, Asst. Superintendents of estates, Executives of plantation companies, private estates, Planters / Proprietors attached to tea, rubber & coconut smallholder sector / livestock development / animal husbandry, cashew, export agricultural crops / sugarcane industry & agricultural sector who have the following qualifications & experience are eligible to apply for this diploma course.

Objectives:
    • To upgrade the academic status of extension personnel by using the following methods in order to be better equipped in handling cropbased extension programmes
    • Training on theoretical and practical aspects of extension activities
    • Providing better understanding and wider knowledge in relevant fields, to identify obstacles/problems and suggest remedial measures
    • To prepare candidates toward obtaining higher Diploma ( NVQ Level 06)and Degree ( NVQ Level 07) or External Degree in Plantation Management conducted by Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
Duration:

18 months – lectures to be conducted over 02 week-ends per month (Saturday and Sunday)

Fee:

Rs. 130,000/- (inclusive of lectures, course materials, practical sessions and field visits etc.)

    • Extension personnel attached to crop based institutions with a minimum of three (03) years experience
     
    Subjects No. of Credits
  •   Plantation Sector in Sri Lanka
  • 1 credit
  •   Crop production technologies
  • 2 credits
  •   Land preparation for plantation crops
  • 2 credits
  •   Nursery establishment and maintenance
  • 3 Credits
  •   Cottage industries with plantation Crops
  • 1 Credit
  •   Postharvest handling for quality plantation crop products
  • 2 Credits
  •   Waste management and energy in production
  • 2 Credits
  •   Environment Conservation
  • 1 credit
  •   Languages – English/Sinhala/Tamil
  • 3 credits
  •   Management I
  • 2 credits
  •   Handling of work force and labour Law
  • 2 credits
  •   Accounting I ( Financial Accounting & Auditing)
  • 2 credits
  •   Safe work practices in plantation industry
  • 2 credits
  •   Extension in plantation sector
  • 1 credit
  •   Micro Economics
  • 1 credit
  •   Field Research methods
  • 1 credit
  •   Plan, establish and maintain of plantation crops
  • 2 credits
  •   Infrastructure requirements in plantation sector
  • 2 credits
  •   Intercropping with other Agriculture Crops
  • 3 credits
  •   Plantation crop protection
  • 3 credits
  •   Harvesting techniques for processing
  • 2 credits
  •   Machinery and equipment used for plantation crops
  • 2 credits
  •   Manufacturing/processing of plantation crops
  • 2 credits
  •   Introduction to GIS and remote sensing
  • 2 credits
  •   Field records in plantation sector
  • 1 credit
  •   Quality assurance systems in plantation industry
  • 2 credits
  •   Plan and conduct extension programmes
  • 2 credits
  •   Social Development
  • 2 credits
  •   Property rights and Commercial rights
  • 1 credit
  •   Information technology at Workplace
  • 2 credits
  •   Job training and Report (To complete NVQ Level 5)
  • 4 credits
  •   Research methods (To qualify for NVQ Level 6)
  • 2 credits
  •  Computer applications (To qualify for NVQ Level 6)
  • 2 credits

    *The subject of Accounting and Financial Management will be exempted for those who have completed CCAFM

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