The course has as general objectives to qualify technicians capable of install and optimize the production of vegetable and fruit plants, knowing how to manage waste, fertilize crops in a rational way and use integrated plant protection programs.
a) install and optimize, autonomously or as part of a team, the production and conservation of fruit and vegetable products; b) carry out the correct management of residues and the rational fertilization of crops; c) use the integrated plant protection programs, in conditions of safety and environmental and economic sustainability; d) select and dimension the type of greenhouse and irrigation system, reducing costs and ecological footprint; e) manage a company in the horticultural area.
Those who meet the following conditions may apply to this CTeSP: a) holders of a high school diploma or legal equivalent and have had approval in Chemistry or Biology; b) applicants aged over 23 who have approved the special exams for assessing their capability to attend higher education, with written exam in Chemistry or Biology and Geology; c) holders of a diploma of technological specialization, of CTeSP or a University/Polytechnic degree, with approval in Chemistry or Biology; d) holders of a high school diploma or legal equivalent, or holders of a diploma of technological specialization, or CTeSP, or a University/Polytechnic degree, whose educational plans do not include Chemistry or Biology, who have approved in a specific exam on Chemistry or Biology.
The higher professional technician in Horticulture may work in agricultural companies or in other sectors of activity related to agriculture, in farmers' organizations, in public or private sector entities and as an agricultural entrepreneur.
Full-time attendance, presence required in daytime schedule
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