JOIN US FARMING
|WHERE?||At MOOIKRANS EQUUS, Amersfoort on the Mpumalanga Highveld|
|FARMING?||Cattle, sheep, pigs, horses and poultry, mielies, potatoes and soyabeans|
|WHEN?||Gap year, from 1 February to 30 November 2018|
|HOW?||Residing at Mooikrans, tuition on campus, practical experience with local farmers|
|WHO?||Anyone who is interested in farming and wants to try it for a year, male and female students are accommodated|
After studying the theory students are placed with local farmers to apply this knowledge in practical applications.
Frans Joubert, BSc Agric (Hons), Ex-Agricultural teacher and Headmaster; Morgenzon Agricultural Academy
Elna Wahl, BA NHOD, Ex-Agricultural teacher; Owner and Manager of Mooikrans
Farmers in Amersfoort area
Other: ProAgri, TLUSA, Afriforum, Afriforum Youth
The students are accommodated in single/double rooms. Three meals per day are provided and attendance at dinner and worship are obligatory. All students sleep in the accommodation provided at MOOIKRANS unless special arrangements are applicable.
MOOIKRANS dress code is applicable to all students. All students sign an undertaking to comply with the rules.
When on practical training, students are transported in a suitable vehicle to the applicable farm and back daily, these farms are within a radius of 20km of MOOIKRANS. Most lectures are presented at the MOOIKRANS campus, unless necessity requires an alternative venue such as the ‘Wool school”.
Please feel free to make an appointment to come and visit us
OUR PHILOSOPHY FOUNDED ON CHRISTIAN PRINCIPLES IS APPLIED IN OUR DAILY LIVES
MOOIKRANS EQUUS EDUCATIONAL AND TRAINING INSTITUTE
FIRST TERM - 1 February to 28 March
SECOND TERM - 10 April to 22 June
Chemistry and agriculture – Utilising micro-organisms in agriculture, e.g. silage, wine production, bread, compost
THIRD TERM - 29 July to 28 September
Factors in Production
The effective management and utilisation of land and labour by the application of capital in order to optimise production
Labour and labour law
Types of capital and financial aspects, eg budgets, etc
Aspects of Management such as planning, organisation, guidance, controls and evaluation
Economics / Marketing
FOURTH TERM - 9 October to 30 November
Closing day. Presentation of certificates and awards
The Student’s parent or guardian is responsible for the payment of the study fees.
The cost of this course for 2018 is R70 000 (Seventy thousand ZAR) the first payment of R20 000 (Twenty thousand ZAR) payable before 31st January, 2018. The balance is payable in 9 monthly instalments of R 5 550 each, payable in advance on the first day of each month with effect from 1st March 2018 with the final payment on 1st November, 2018.
The following discount is applicable: Course fees for Students paying a non-refundable deposit of R 10 000 on or before 30th November 2017, will be reduced to R60 000 for 2018. The balance is payable by a further payment of R20 000 before 31st January 2018 and 9 equal monthly instalments of R 3 300 each on or before the first day of each month with effect from 1st March 2018 and the final payment on or before 1st November 2018.
Accommodation, meals and class fees are included in this price