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
  •   Introduction of plantation and export agriculture crops
  • 1 credit
  •   Tea cultivation
  • 2 credits
  •   Rubber cultivation
  • 2 credits
  •   Coconut cultivation
  • 3 Credits
  •   Sugarcane cultivation
  • 1 Credit
  •   Export Agriculture crops cultivation
  • 2 Credits
  •   Other potential crops (gliricidia, cashew,other palm crops) cultivation
  • 2 Credits
  •   Extension Education
  • 1 credit
  •   Human Resource Management and Staff Training
  • 3 credits
  •   Workplace Information Management
  • 2 credits
  •   Workplace Communications Management
  • 2 credits
  •   Extension programme development
  • 2 credits
  •   Development of communication and Teaching aids
  • 2 credits
  •   Extension programme implementation
  • 1 credit
  •   Machinery and equipment for cultivation and primary processing
  • 1 credit
  •   Field Research
  • 1 credit
  •   Finance management and Accounting
  • 2 credits
  •   Socio Economic
  • 2 credits
  •   Planning and scheduling work at workplace
  • 3 credits
  •   Marketing and Value addition
  • 3 credits
  •   Record Keeping
  • 2 credits
  •   Plantation Extension
  • 2 credits
  •   Research Methodology
  • 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

  • R.N. Lokuhetti

    Training Specialist (Management)

    Ms. Ruvini N. Lokuhetti graduated from the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerceof University of Sri Jayewardenepura with a Bachelor of Science in Management (Public)with a Second class upper division.Ms Ruvini joined with NIPM in 2011, after having ...

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