VSAT Syllabus

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VSAT, "Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture"
240 Hours + 30 hours job readiness training
Cost: $4500.00

CLASS SUMMARY
6 WEEK CONDENSED COURSE in ORGANICS AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE:
Student will be able to have a better understanding to the types of self employment and/or employment in Sustainable Agriculture in the following categories:
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Sustainable Agriculture
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Organic Production Methods
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Hydroponics
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Green House Production
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Irrigation maintenance and installation and sales
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Farmers Market management
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Farm ownership and or Farm Management 

Certificate and Work Skills Training Programs  

t Introduction to Resources for farm loan programs from Farm Service Agency, USDA, Whole Foods and private lending.
t Introduction to Small Business Association (SBA) and S.C.O.R.E. (Small business advisors)
t Building a Business plan model
t Resume building and introductions to Agriculture leaders who are hiring with questions and answers to what they look for
t One year follow up for employment opportunities / Business opportunities
t Third party administered exam for Certified Agriculture Irrigation Specialist, recognized nation wide
t Certificate of completion from Archi’s Acres, VSAT based on 70% or better on final exam
t Certificate from Mira Costa College
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