Baynesfield Training Academy is a registered company with a registration number PBO. 930 037 806, registered under the Non-Profit Organisation Act 71 of 1997.

The academy offers a one week hands-on practical training programme in pig production which accommodates developing pig farmers, aspiring developing farmers, extension officials, Animal Health Technicians and any other individual interested in pig farming.

All the unit standards offered by the academy are in line with Agri-seta accreditation, within the National Certificate: Animal Production – NQF level 1.

The unit standards offered form part of the below-mentioned seven golden rules as part of the skills programme:

  • MARKETING
    Understanding the basic marketing principles and market requirements

  • BIO-SECURITY
    Understanding the importance and basic principles of bio-security rules

  • BREEDING
    Demonstrate the understanding of heat detection, mating and farrowing procedures

  • HOUSING
    Understanding the basic principles of housing requirements

  • NUTRITION
    Demonstrate the understanding of feeding requirements at different production stages

  • WELFARE
    Demonstrate the understanding of animal welfare code

  • HEALTH
    Demonstrate the basic understanding of the basic disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment

After completion of the course, learners will be assessed according to Agri-seta qualifications and standards. Certificates of competency will be issued to learners.

For more information contact

Baynesfield Training Academy

  • Cell: 076 430 6899
  • Cell: 078 048 8073
  • Fax: 086 241 7984
  • Email: gm@baynesacademy.co.za

South African Pork Producers Organisation