R9 500.00 p/m*

2-year National Diploma in Plant Production │ Agri Skills Agricultural Training Centre (Cullinan Farm)


Agri Skills Transfer has been offering agricultural National Diploma courses since 2012 on a distance learning basis.  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 sessions combined with workplace experience).  Our Cullinan Farm Training Centre has been up and running for 5 years. We are extremely excited about the amazing learning experiences that we offer to our learners.

Live, work, and study full time on our Cullinan farm. This course includes 6 short courses.


  • 2-Year National Diploma in Plant Production.
  • SAQA ID 49010 (NQF 5).
  • AgriSETA Accredited.
  • Requires Matric Certificate (conditions apply).
  • All course material is in English.
  • In-person & online theory via a Learner Management System.
  • Mentor support.
  • Practical on our Cullinan Farm for 1st year only.
  • Learners must find their own practical site for the 2nd year.
  • Accommodation (dormitory style), laundry, and 2 meals included (weekdays only).
  • Start date: 09 June 2024.


The 2-year national diploma in plant production consists of the following modules:

Module 1: Planning a farming enterprise.

Module 2: Business and management practices.

Module 3: Pest control and chemical handling.

Module 4: Plant production and harvesting.

Module 5: Mathematics and data collection.

Module 6: Communication.

You can view the full breakdown of the unit standards for this course by clicking here.


The following are included in the full time plant production diploma course fees:

  • All course material.
  • Practical from 10/06/2024 – 06/06/2025.
  • Break between semester 1 & 2: 13 December 2024 to 10 January 2025 (four weeks).
  • Accommodation from 10/06/2024 to 12/12/2024 & 10/01/2025 to 06/06/2025.
  • Meals (3 meals per day, Monday to Friday, weekends excluded).
  • Various short courses to the value of R22 500.00.

Please note that accommodation, meals, & laundry is only for the 1st year of studies. Learners are responsible to find their own practical site for their 2nd year.


  • Fees can be paid as a once off payment.
  • *A payment plan is available (conditions apply).
  • Download the brochure below for more details.


Complete the quick contact form below and ask us your questions or request more information about our courses.

Full Time ND Plant Production Contact Form