2-Year National Diploma

    • Poultry

    • Piggery

    • Sheep

    • Cattle

    • Various Fruit trees

    • Vegetable Farming

Agri Skills Cullinan Farm Training Centre

Enrol now for 2020


Agricultural training with a difference.

Complete your National Diploma in Animal or Plant Production at our new Farm and Training Centre in Cullinan, Gauteng.  Cullinan is only 45 km’s from Pretoria.

The future is here

Agri Skills Transfer has been offering the National Diploma in Agriculture since 2012 on a distance learning basis.  Several students have completed the programme since then.  We realised that the ultimate way forward will be to have an Agricultural training facility where students have the best of both (training & practical contact session combined with workplace experience).  Thus we are extremely excited to introduce the first training facility in South Africa to offer the above to students.

Training, practical, workplace experience

The farm is unique in the sense that the following infrastructure is provided for Agricultural training purposes:

  • Poultry
  • Piggery
  • Sheep
  • Cattle
  • Various Fruit trees
  • Vegetable Farming

Students will have one weekly (Monday – Friday) training session per month over a period of two years (see training dates and schedule – below).

Choose one of the following:

  • National Diploma: Animal Production SAQA ID 49011, NQF Level 5 (see below).
  • National Diploma: Plant Production SAQA ID 49010, NQF level 5. (see below).

Students will be required to attend the monthly sessions as part of their training.  During these sessions students will get the necessary support for their assignments that form part of their Portfolio of Evidence.  Students will have the opportunity to work in groups during these sessions.

It is recommended that you find yourself another practical site close to home to continue your workplace experience. This can also be various different farms over the two years in your area where you obtain further skills.  Once you are a registered student we will provide you with a letter in this regard to assist you with finding other workplace options.

012 460 9585  –  lizette@agriskills.net


You have two options:

  • Book your own accommodation in the area: There are various accommodation options available in the area if you do not want to stay on our Farm. If you prefer luxury this will be recommended (contact us for a list).


  • We provide dormitory type accommodation on the farm, sleeping 2 -8 people per room, sharing bathroom facilities. Price per person for our dormitory rooms – R116 per day (bring your own bedding)



Agri Skills will be responsible for lunch during theory sessions.

  • Beef stew; Pap and Wors; Chicken a la King; Spaghetti Bolognaise.
  • Coffee and Tea will be provided throughout the day and rusks in the morning.

Learners will be responsible for their own breakfast and dinner. Cooking facilities are available.

We have a snack menu and “snoepie” on site offering the following:

  • Budget breakfast (bacon, egg & toast)
  • Various toasted sandwiches (ham & cheese, chicken mayo, bacon & egg)
  • Burger
  • Hot dogs etc.
  • Various cold drinks & snacks

We provide braai wood and learners are welcome to bring and braai during the evenings.  We do have fridge freezers available for the use of our students.


Do not hesitate to contact Agri Skills Transfer if you have any queries regarding the information below:


  • R42 300 per learner per year (incl. VAT)
  • Once-off payment per year.

Total cost for 2 years R84 600 (incl. VAT)


  • Deposit year one: R12 500 (incl. VAT)
  • 10 monthly installments – R3 500 (incl. VAT)
  • Total cost for year 1: R47 500 (incl. VAT)
  • Deposit year two: R12 500 (incl. VAT)
  • 10 monthly instalments – R3 500 (incl. VAT)
  • Total cost for year 2: R47 500 (incl. VAT)

Total cost for 2 years R95 000 (incl. VAT)

Additional costs

Please note that the above does not include accommodation and meal fees:

  • Accommodation: R3 500 per month
  • Additional meals can be purchased at our Farm Kiosk.

Accommodation and meals will be invoiced on a monthly basis as training is conducted (see training plan and schedule for dates).

012 460 9585  –  lizette@agriskills.net

Our clients

We are extremely proud of our training track record so far:

  • NTK/ GWK – National Certificate in Sales and Services
  • Daybreak Chickens – National Certificate in Poultry Production
  • Morgan Beef – National Certificate Mixed Farming
  • Northern Cape TVET College – National Certificate Animal Production.

Sponsor a student

If you or your Company would like to sponsor a student on the above programme, please contact our office.  Your company can qualify to benefit on Skills development points and qualify for tax benefits.

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012 460 9585  –  lizette@agriskills.net


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012 460 9585 / 0860 10 36 35

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