Interested in venturing to a career in farming in the future? Agri-fishery Arts might be the best path for you in senior high! Here are some of the important things you might want to read about this strand:
What do you need to know about Agri-fishery Arts strand?
Agri-fishery Arts strand is one of the programs under the Technical-Vocational-Livelihood track in senior high school. This strand is designed to provide students with adequate knowledge and skills relating to agriculture and aquaculture. But did you know that this strand is not just about farming and fishing? Under this strand, you will also learn various topics that are connected to other jobs such as food processing, rubber production, animal production, or landscape installation.
- Animal production – Animal Health Care Management, Poultry-Chicken, Large Ruminants, Swine
- Crop production – Agricultural Crops Production, Organic Agriculture, Pest Management, Horticulture
- Landscaping – Landscape Installation and Maintenance
- Food processing – Fish-Products Packaging,
- Fisheries – Fish Wharf Operation, Slaughtering Operations
The best thing about this strand is that you can earn a National Certificate on each subject, provided that you pass the assessments from TESDA. National Certificates can help boost your chances for employment in the future. Aside from this, you can also use the skills that you’ll learn in this strand in starting your own business. You will also undergo a Personal Entrepreneurial Competencies (PEC) assessment so that you can enhance your business and management skills.
What college courses or degree programs can I take after Senior High School?
If you are planning to further your studies, here are some of the degrees that you can take for college:
- Animal Science
- Agricultural Engineering
What are your possible professions?
Agri-fishery Arts strand can provide you with a wide range of options when you graduate. Right after you finish this strand, you can already apply for a job. Here are some of the careers that you can enter in Agri-fishery Arts:
- Fish farm manager
- Commercial farmer
- Livestock specialist
- Aquatic Ecologist
- Development Researcher