Agriculture and Forestry
With a qualification in Agriculture and Forestry, you will gain the skills needed for various work titles in agriculture, forestry, horticulture and other fields close to nature.
Reforms in the economic structure of the agricultural industry bring about new forms of business and entrepreneurship.
Where to work and what to do?
As a professional in Agriculture and Forestry, you could work on farms, forests, gardens, the equine industry and stables, companies working in horticulture and forestry, fishing industry or trade in agri-and horticulture. You can work either as an employee or an entrepreneur. Typical work descriptions usually include working with animals and plants. Working with animal and plant technologies is also prominent as well as other duties involving working close to nature. Bioindustry creates new forms of business in the field of natural resources and environment. Future possibilities in the field can be seen to be created by house pet services, (sub)-contracting of agriculture machinery, equine services, landscaping and forestry.
Requirements in the field: In the field of Agriculture and Forestry, the sustainable use of natural resources and environmentally conscious action are of the essence. Duties in the field often require a good physical condition and willingness to work in variable conditions.
Admission to certain study programmes (basic vocational qualification in Forestry) includes special health requirements.