Study at your own pace!
The SWASA online campus gives students access to quality agricultural e-learning programmes and research information to study full-time, or part-time, to accommodate the demands of their life.
All modules are offered under the International Agricultural Academy for Africa (i3A) as an accredited institution with the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) / AgriSETA / QCTO.
Technical Skills Certificates
SWASA in collaboration with BKB offers a range of technical skills courses according to the need of the farmers, farmworkers, scholars or other clients.
Short courses are tailored according to the specific need of the client and are aligned and accredited with specific SAQA unit standards.
Contact the SWASA training manager to assist you with your specific skills course requirements.
- Commercial Flock Management
- Modern Breeding Practices
- Ruminant Nutrition
- Financial Management
- Sheep Processing Treatments
- Fence Making
- Predator Control
- Ram, Ewe & Lamb Management
- Sheep Shearing
- Wool Grading & Evaluation (Springbokkop Certificate)
- Resource Management (Equipment & Facilities)
- Sheep Judging (Different Breeds)
- Sheep Health & Biosecurity
- Meat Classification
SWASA National Certificates
Earn a National Certificate in Agriculture through SWASA. Students who meet the minimum enrolment criteria, can attend individual learning modules or a series of modules that, upon successful completion, lead to a National Certificate in Agriculture.
The Programme is ideal for scholars (Grade 10 -12) and individuals seeking enrolment to a National Diploma.
SWASA National Diploma
Earn a National Diploma in Agriculture through SWASA. Students who meet the minimum enrolment criteria can attend individual learning modules or a series of modules that, upon successful completion, lead to a National Diploma in Agriculture.
The Programme is ideal for school leavers (Grade 12) and junior farm managers.