Call for Application-Certificate in Irrigated Rice Farming by PAU and Unitech in Partnership with Trukai Industries.

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The PNG University of Technology and the Pacific Adventist University wishes to invite applications for a Certificate in Irrigated Rice Farming course. This is short-term training program conducted in partnership with Trukai Industries’s Smart Farmer Program. The training has two components: 2 weeks on campus and 18 weeks at the farmer’s locations. The on campus training will take place on 15th January to 26 January.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, the applicant must :

  • Be between the ages of 25 to 50 years
  • Be physical fit
  • Provide a medical check
  • Be an experienced crop farmer
  • Have a piece of farming land that is close to a water source
  • Have a cropping area that is accessible by road

How to apply

Application forms can be obtained by:

  • Visiting your nearest Trukai Office
  • Email:   TruFarmersTraining@trukai.com.pg
  • Download applications. https://www.trukai.com.pg/agribusiness/smart-farmer-program
  • The completed form must be send with a support letter from a village councilor or district administrator from your local area.
  • Send completed application forms to TruFarmersTraining@trukai.com.pg or drop off at the nearest Trukai Office by Friday 15th December 2023

Terms & Conditions

  • Faxed applications will not be processed.
  • Applications received after closing date may not be processed.
  • Accommodation is provided however, meals and travel arrangements are the responsibilities of the trainees.
  • The University reserves the right to make changes to the program or withdraw without notice.

Payment of Fees

  • A non-refundable fee of K20 must be paid to the account details provided below
  • A fee of K200 for accommodation, transportation and all training resources must be paid to the account details provided below.
  • At least a 50% of the K200 fee must be paid prior to registration.

Account Details

UNITECH ACCOUNT

Account Name:  UNITECH TRUST FUND

Account Number:  11188172

Bank Nmae:  KINA BANK LAE

Branch : LAE

BSB CODE: 028 014

SWIFT CODE: KINIPGPG

PAU ACCOUNTS

Account Name: Pacific Adventist University

Account No:   1002258562

Bank Name:   BSP

Branch:  Boroko

Account Type: Cheque

 

Account Name: PACIFIC ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY

Account No:   604745801

Bank Name:   WESTPAC

Branch:             Boroko

Account Type:  Cheque

Your name and program applied for MUST be clearly printed on the bank receipt or you can pay over the eftpos during the registration period.

For More Information

Please contact Trukai Farms on 472 2246 |  7373 8300

Email: TruFarmersTraining@trukai.com.pg

Note: Public notice which appeared on Post Courier on Friday November 17th 2023

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