Full time, Part time
Chilliwack campus at CEP
Students seeking practical training in livestock production can earn a Livestock Production certificate. The program introduces you to the latest practices in animal breeding, nutrition, and health, including:
As part of the program, you also learn the fundamental business and writing skills required in the workplace.
The one-year program transfers completely to the two-year Agriculture Technology diploma, Livestock Production option. Graduates may also be able to transfer their Livestock Production certificate to other Agriculture diploma programs.
Graduates of this program are qualified to seek employment on farms raising livestock, or in related occupations as government technicians, livestock-related supplies representatives, artificial insemination specialists, agricultural services technicians, animal breeders, and more. Some graduates start their own enterprises.
View Livestock Production certificate entrance requirements in the UFV Academic Calendar.
Good physical health with a strong desire for hands-on work with livestock is important and you must be willing to carry out physical work. Occupations in the livestock industry frequently are performed outside or in barns. If you have allergies to dust, sawdust, or animals, you should carefully consider whether or not this is the best career path for you.