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Land Care Foundation
Trust Number: IT/2460/00AgriSETA Service provider no: PAET 5473
Trustees: Mr Ilan Lax (Chair); Ms Gugu Ngema (Vice Chair); Ms Trish van Wyk (Treasurer); Dr Raymond Auerbach (Founder & Director);Mr Mphoya Thobela; Mr Justin McCarthy; Legal Adviser: Mr Peter Rutsch; Auditors: Roshan, Morar and Associates.Patrons: Ms Njabulo Nduli (Agriculture); Prof Frits Penning de Vries (Water); Prof Ben Cousins (Governance).

PO Box 2349, HILLCREST 3650
Tel: 031 783 4412
Fax: 031 783 4641
Rainman Landcare Foundation is fully accredited by AgriSeta (Accreditation Number 5473).

SAQACodeTraining CourseNQF LevelSkills ProgrammeLearner-shipCourse creditsTraining weeks
49626Organic/ Landcare Facilitator5X125-14012-16
48977Organic Farming Learnership 2X120-14030
48977Conservation Layout2X162
48977Organic Soil Fertility2X202
48977Planting of a Crop2X152
48977Agribusiness & Book-keepin2X152
48977Organic certification  & Permaculture2X162
48977Ag-Data Collection & Stock Control2X43 days
48977Animal Nutrition & Handling2X192
49626Internal Inspector4X172
?Organic Inspector5X303

All the above courses include:
Manuals in English or Zulu.
Theoretical and Practical Training, usually at Rainman Landcare Foundationís Organic Farm near Hillcrest, but can be arranged at other venues.
Assessment of competency.
Accredited Certificate of Competency upon successful completion of training.
Accommodation not available on site, but can be arranged at nearby Koinonia Centre.

Skills courses form part of the SAQA qualification indicated, but consist of a number of Unit Standards; each skills course thus contributes credits towards a qualification.

NQF 2 Level Costs are R7,000 per training week (excluding lunches and accommodation);
up to 30 learners can be trained in a group, either on-site or at Rainmanís Training Farm.

For NQF 5, cost is R20,000 per module (6 modules for trained organic farmers, 8 otherwise); maximum 24 learners per group; modules are two weeks (10 training days).

Contact Director Dr Raymond Auerbach on 031-783-4412 or 084-567-1250
Training Course