ACC Apprentice Program
The Pork Production Technician Program Online E-Learning initiative is a two-year program. The course has three ten-week blocks of technical training that follow the school year. Each week, students are expected to spend approximately three to four hours of in-home study and one session of 60 to 90 minutes for online engagement with the instructor and other students.
Courses include trade safety, communication, production record keeping, stockmanship, pig anatomy and physiology, breeding and gestation, farrowing, pig health care, nursery, grow/finish, biosecurity, barn systems and maintenance.
Employers can receive $20,000 in tax credits per student over a four-year period. For tax credit information, call Jeanette Wazny at 204-945-0762.
Student cost is an application fee of $50 and $400 per course level (two levels).
For more information, visit the Government of Manitoba Workforce Development website.
Course arrangements can be made through:
Manitoba Jobs and Skill Development