Ordinance On Vocational College Education In The Field Of Agriculture (Jkf)

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om erhvervsakademiuddannelse inden for jordbrug (jordbrugsteknolog)

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Annex 1



Targets for learning outcomes of vocational college education in the field of agriculture


The full text of the Ordinance on vocational college education in the field of agriculture (jkf)

Pursuant to section 22 and section 30 of Act No. 1147 by 23. October 2014 on vocational college education and professional bacheloruddannelser are fixed under the authority: section 1. The purpose of the Business Academy training in land use is to qualify the trained to independently carry out work to plan, organize and carry out the tasks associated with dissemination, advice, production and management in the field of agriculture.

(2). The graduates must have knowledge, skills and competences, as set out in annex 1.

§ 2. Training, there is a full-time education is rated for 120 ECTS credits. 60 ECTS credits corresponding to a full-time student work in 1 year.

(2). Business Academy training in the field of Agriculture provide the educated right to use title jkf AK. The English title is AP Graduate in Agrobusiness and landscape management.

(3). The term of education is the Academy Profession Degree Programme in Agri-Business and landscape management.

§ 3. The training consists of the following: 1) Mandatory educational elements with a total extent of 40 ECTS-points that are common to the students.

2) 6 fields of study, each of which has a scale of 40 ECTS credits, and of which the students choose one: a) Jordbrugsøkonomi and leadership.

b) Buildings and technology.

c) livestock production.

d) Plant production.

e) landscape and plants.

f) Environment and nature.

3) Internship with a total extent of 15 ECTS credits.

4) Optional training elements for each student have a total extent of 10 ECTS credits.

5) Final thesis 15 ECTS credits.

(2). The mandatory educational elements, see. (1). 1, is organised in the following core areas: 1) Globalization.

2) enterprise and learn.

3) management and communication.

4) agricultural management systems.

(3). Study orientation within the jordbrugsøkonomi and management, see. (1). 2 (a), are organised in the following core areas: 1) Analysis, budget, establishment and tax.

2) management and strategy.

3) Institute of agricultural economic accounting and macroeconomics.

(4). Study orientation within buildings and technique, see. (1). 2 (b), are organised in the following core areas: 1) basic agricultural engineering.

2) Used agricultural mechanization.

3) Used agricultural construction.

(5). Study orientation within livestock production, see. (1). 2 (c), are organised in the following core areas: 1) Animal biology.

2) animal production and breeding.

3) production planning.

(6). Study orientation within plant production, see. (1). 2 (d), organized in the following core areas: 1) plants and soil.

2) plant growing and knowledge.

3) production planning and economy.

(7). Study orientation within the landscape and plants, see. (1). 2 (e), are organised in the following core areas: 1) the design and construction of green areas and urban environments.

2) Operation and maintenance of green areas and urban environments.

(8). Study orientation in relation to the environment and nature, see. (1). 2 (f), are organised in the following core areas: 1) Nature, ecology and the environment.

2) design services and care.

3) landscape and environmental management.

§ 4. In addition, applies the rules on vocational college education that is laid down in the Ordinance on vocational college education and professional bacheloruddannelser.

§ 5. Agency for higher education may allow derogation by Decree as part of trials. During experiments determined at the same time, duration and reporting form.

(2). Agency may exempt from the Ordinance, when it is justified by exceptional circumstances.

§ 6. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. August 2015 and is applicable for students who begin training 1. August 2015 or later.

(2). Executive Order No. 712 by 6. July 2009 in vocational college education in the field of agriculture (jkf AK) is repealed.

(3). The educational institution may organise transitional arrangements so that students who follow the training to jkf according to the rules laid down in the notice referred to in paragraph 2, can complete training in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance.

Agency for higher education, the 16. February 2015 Nils Agerhus/Kirsten Lippert



Annex 1 targets for learning outcomes of vocational college education in the field of agriculture

Goals for learning yield include the knowledge, skills and competences, as a trained agricultural technologist must achieve in education.

Knowledge

The trained jkf have knowledge about 1) industry structure and position in society, nationally and globally, 2) used theories, methods and practices in relation to the profession, 3) theory and methodology in relation to information retrieval and dissemination of knowledge and 4) appropriate legal basis.

The graduates within study direction jordbrugsøkonomi and management as well as knowledge about 1) political, market and economic conditions is of importance for the agricultural sector, 2) financial management systems within the agricultural industry and 3) management and strategy within the agricultural industry.

The trained within the direction of the buildings and engineering study also has knowledge of 1) external mechanisation of agriculture in relation to biological, functional and economic requirements and 2) the design and documentation of building projects in relation to biological, functional and legal requirements.

The graduates within study direction livestock production also has knowledge of 1) livestock biology, including Anatomy, Physiology, reproduction and genetics and biotechnology, 2) providing feedstuff and chemical composition in relation to feed conversion, feed intake, nutrient cycling and the surrounding environment, 3) behavioural biology in relation to animal welfare and production systems) and (4) the main livestock diseases and their biology and disease symptoms, prevention and cure.

The trained within the direction of study plant production also has knowledge of 1) plant biology, including plant morphology, systematics, Anatomy, Physiology, reproduction as well as plant breeding and biotechnology, 2) soil conditions, nutrient turnover and cultivation technique in plant production and the surrounding environment and 3) pests, their biology and behaviour and regulation thereof.

The graduates within study orientation landscape and plants also have knowledge about 1) Earth, plants and plant communities of biological, ecological and environmental conditions, 2) management and care of green areas, 3) operating and construction management and 4) materials, construction and installation.

The trained within the direction of study environment and nature also has knowledge of 1) ecology and environment within the soil and water environment, plants and animals, 2) legal framework and management within the landscape and environment, 3) the prevention of environmental problems in the open country, 4) nature management and nature quality and 5) environmental monitoring of land and water areas.

Skills

The trained jkf may 1) understand and disseminate knowledge about the company's organization, management, customization and development, apply management theories and disseminate professional knowledge, 2) assess production and service in relation to methods and legislation, 3) processing issues, develop solutions and assess their effect, 4) draw up coherent and realistic solutions and assess the effect of the proposed solutions and 5) apply appropriate management systems within the project- , production, economics-, quality-and environmental management.

The trained within the direction of jordbrugsøkonomi and management can also study 1) communicate and advise in the fields of Economics and management, 2) collect, record and process relevant information for the analysis of economic and managerial issues and 3) draw up proposals within the economic, managerial and strategic area and assess impact.

The trained within the direction of the buildings and engineering can also study 1) devise strategies and disseminate knowledge on mechanisation in agriculture in relation to biological, functional and economic requirements and 2) projecting and documenting agricultural construction in relation to legislation, requirements for function as well as the involvement of economic and environmental aspects.

The trained within the direction of livestock production can also study 1) use discipline-specific management and analysis tools and assess results, 2) prepare and assess plans based on digestibility, feed quality, feed optimization, test results and legislation, 3) prepare and evaluate breeding and reproduction plans on the basis of breeding ratios and knowledge about biotechnology, 4) prepare plans of production management systems, device and application in relation to animal welfare and health and 5) prepare production economic forecasts and assess the production economy related to livestock production.

The trained within the direction of plant production can also study 1) use discipline-specific management and analysis tools and assess results, 2) prepare and assess fertiliser and cultivation plans on the basis of legislation and experimental results, 3) evaluate prevention and control needs in relation to diseases and pests,


4) prepare production economic calculations, production schedules and budgets, as well as assess the production economy in plant production and 5) disseminate knowledge about plant production.

The graduates within study orientation landscape and plants may also 1) evaluate and apply research findings, industry norms and standards, 2) perform registration and collection of data, including surveying and marketing, 3) project, build, and maintain gardens and green areas, taking into account landscape, functionality and aesthetics, 4) assess, calculate and price put the FA-and care tasks, 5) evaluate plant growth conditions and establishment methods and 6) use industry-relevant software.

The trained within the direction of environment and nature can also study 1) collect data and make records of the condition of the soil, water and air as well as assess the results, 2) included in the design, management and maintenance of environmental improvement works, 3) survey, design and care for natural areas, 4) use it and relevant software, including GIS, and 5) disseminate knowledge about the environment and nature.

Competencies

The trained jkf may 1) handle complex and empirical issues at an analytical and methodical basis, 2) work innovative with method choice and solution of practical tasks, 3) participate in disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration and 4) acquire new knowledge and skills in relation to professionens development.

The trained within the direction of jordbrugsøkonomi and management can also study 1) assess economic, managerial and strategic issues through the use of relevant theories, methods, tools and legislation, 2) handle tasks in the fields of Economics, management and strategy and 3) participate in the solution of specific tasks in the fields of Economics, management and strategy.

The trained within the direction of the buildings and engineering can also study 1) manage and document construction in agriculture as well as deal with complex issues and 2) participate in the analysis of and strategies for external mechanization of agriculture.

The trained within the direction of livestock production can also study 1) handle specific issues in the field of livestock production through the application of theory, methods, tools and legislation, 2) communicate and advise within livestock production and 3) combining the knowledge and skills in the field of animal production as well as assessing the sources and solutions.

The trained within the direction of plant production can also study 1) deal with concrete problems within plants production through the application of theory, methods, tools and legislation, 2) advise and provide guidance to practitioners in the field of plant production, 3) combining the knowledge and skills in the field of crop production and assess sources and solutions and 4) participate in the experimental and testing tasks.

The graduates within study orientation landscape and plants may also 1) handle the suggestions in the application of relevant theories, methods, tools and legislation in the field of study direction, 2) participate in professional projects and cross-organizational collaborations, 3) assigning materials and constructions, assess the care needs and plan the care and 4) plan and conduct operational and construction management in relation to supply, logistics, economics and management.

The trained within the direction of environment and nature can also study 1) deal with proposed solutions to problems within the environment and nature in the application of relevant theories, methods, tools and legislation, 2) assess and disseminate environment-and nature-related issues, 3) advise on and manage issues within the environment and the natural area and 4) plan and carry out registrations, measurements and sampling on the environment-and nature area.

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