The purpose of the course
The purpose of the course is to develop one's own skills related to the practical work of primary production by identifying one's own development needs and applying for an internship of one's own interest based on them. In addition, the aim is to adapt to the rules of the game in working life. During the course, you will learn to report what you have learned in accordance with the reporting guidelines. After completing this course, you will have practical work skills in your chosen field of primary production, working life skills and your self-assessment skills as well as your reporting skills will be developed.
Obtaining a Business Environment
The competence goal of the course
You will learn to define your own skills and the needs for competence development in relation to the skills of doing primary production in practice. You take responsibility for the development of your own professional skills by applying for an internship that develops your skills at home or abroad, you learn to follow the rules of the game in working life and you learn practical work in your chosen industry.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Basic knowledge of agriculture and forestry.
The course involves 380 hours of internship in primary production. Through self-assessment and your future goals, you will determine the most suitable primary production direction for you to train, independently look for an internship place, make appropriate agreements, and adapt to the rules of the game in working life. You will report on the operation of the primary production company and your own learning during the internship, mirroring it to your goals.
Assessment criteria, passed/failed
You have satisfactorily completed this course after returning to the self-assessment in accordance with the instructions and defining your competence objectives before the start of the internship. You have applied for an internship approved by the instructor and made the appropriate agreements there. You have completed a 380-hour internship in primary production, doing practical work according to a pre-plan. You have returned a written report on your internship and the development of your own professional skills in accordance with the reporting guidelines defined in the course.
This course is part of the path study between the POKE vocational college and Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences (JAMK) with the aim of studying agrology at JAMK.
Language of instruction
Institute of Bioeconomy
15.08.2022 - 28.02.2023
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Agricultural and Rural Industries