Livestock Auctioneers Course

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Overview of our new course for aspiring livestock auctioneers, developed with the Institute of Auctioneers and Appraisers of Scotland the Livestock Auctioneers Association for England and Wales

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Livestock Auctioneers Course

  1. 1. Certificate of Higher Education: Livestock Market Operations and Management Charles Cowap & Mark Simcock March 2011
  2. 2. About Harper Adams University College
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  5. 5. Certificate Courses Year One Year Two Year Three Year Four Animal Welfare & Health in the Market Market Operational Management Livestock & Markets: supply chain relationships Law & Tax for the Auctioneer Valuation for the Auctioneer Work-Based Project Agricultural Policy Financial Analysis and Planning Agricultural Marketing Human Resourcing
  6. 6. What you get: <ul><li>After Two Years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UC Foundation Certificate in Professional Studies: Livestock Market Operations and Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Associate Status + 5 years experience </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>After Four Years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CertHE in Professional Studies: Livestock Market Operations and Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fellow Status + 10 years experience </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Tuition <ul><li>2 x study weeks a year </li></ul><ul><ul><li>January: w/c 10 January 2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>July: w/c 11 July </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Private study and online activity </li></ul><ul><li>Locally organised learning activity, eg market, farm and abbatoir visits organised by local learning clusters </li></ul>
  8. 8. Assessment <ul><li>Work based reports </li></ul><ul><li>Examinations in July x 3 </li></ul>
  9. 9. LAA/IAAS Status <ul><li>UC Foundation Certificate + 5 years: Associate Status </li></ul><ul><li>CertHE + 10 years: Fellowship Status </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition of UoC FdSc withdrawn from end of 2011 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arrangements for Credit Transfer to HAUC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See form for details and release of information </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Study resources <ul><li>Intensive tuition weeks – see January programmes </li></ul><ul><li>Printed study material </li></ul><ul><li>Further references </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Learning Environment: Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>Encouragement of social networking etc </li></ul>
  11. 11. Costs <ul><li>Course Fee: £4,000 for full CertHE </li></ul><ul><li>LAA and IAAS are currently offering to cover 50% for students from member companies joining course with their support </li></ul><ul><li>Domestic accommodation costs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>£50 per day/night: Dinner, B&B </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. TRANSITIONAL ARRANGEMENTS
  13. 13. <ul><li>Recognition of existing UoC FdSc withdrawn December 2011 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students must complete FdSc by then, or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transfer to new HAUC programmes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Arrangements to cover transfer of UoC credit to new programme </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See form for initial information needed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other opportunities for recognition of prior learning </li></ul>
  14. 14. Transition: Current Students Syllabus Year Group Year One Year Two Year Three Year Four First Years (3)   Second Years (22)   Third Years    Fourth Years (15 in total, 3&4)    
  15. 15. How to apply <ul><li>Details to Rita Wilkinson: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Registration forms </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer details form </li></ul>
  16. 16. The IAAS Pioneers: Jan 2011
  17. 17. Questions and Discussion

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