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  1. VOCATIONAL SCHOOL (EPAS) CERTIFICATE (PTYCHIO EPAS)- Specialty "Agrotourism and Agroindustry Businesses"

    The holder of an EPAS certificate of this specialty: Knowledge:1. Identifies and describes the basic principles of the natural environment and ecosystems of the region, the exploitable potential, the ways for their commercial management, for the maintenance and expansion (parks, habitats, etc.) thereof, the importance of agricultural tourism for the economic, social, cultural development of the country, within the framework of the EU.2. Recognizes the importance of plant and animal ecology for productivity and maintaining the rural environment in combination with the basic principles of conventional and organic farming.3. Describes the principles of organic agriculture and the plant cultivation and animal husbandry steps based on organic farming.4. Describes the functions, the rules of organization and the management of an agricultural tourism unit.5. Identifies, describes the alternative and mild forms of tourism and mountain activities.6. Describes the methods of producing food of plant and animal origin in the traditional way, and the packaging and marketing thereof. 7. Maintains farm management books and uses the basic rules of agricultural economy.8. Organizes and implements alternative and mild forms of tourism, and mountain activities.9. Prepares the soil by applying organic farming principles and cultivates with organic methods winter cereals (wheat, oats, barley) and spring cereals (maize, rice), tree crops (olives, stone fruits, pome fruit, citrus, nuts, grapes), horticulture crops (tomatoes, cucumber ...

    Awarding bodyMinistry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  2. VOCATIONAL SCHOOL (EPAS) CERTIFICATE (PTYCHIO EPAS)- Specialty "Arboriculture"

    The holder of an EPAS certificate of this specialty: Knowledge:1. Identifies and describes the parts and essential organs of the fruit tree, the role they play for its growth and describes its development stages.2. Sorts tree crops, distinguishes large groups of fruit trees and can describe the importance of different fruits for nutrition.3. Describes the appropriate location for installing the orchard and the cultivation method in the major crop species: pome fruit (apple, pear, quince), stone fruit (peach, apricot, plum, cherry, sour) nut-bearing trees (almond, pistachio, hazelnut, walnut), olives (table and olive oil producing trees), citrus (orange, mandarin, lemon), vineyard (table, wine, raisins).4. Distinguishes different categories of pests, diseases and weeds of tree crops, describes the ways available to deal with them and recognizes the risks involved in the use of pesticides, while applying the basic principles for the organic production of agricultural products.5. Identifies and describes agricultural machinery for soil preparation, crop treatments and mechanical harvest, and explains the role and functions of each of them, while also configuring them.6. Identifies and describes the premises and facilities of arboriculture exploitation and the basic equipment of a fruit processing plant.7. Lists the quality criteria of different fruits and describes the work on safety and quality management in production, harvesting and processing.8. It sets out the reasons necessitating the processing of fruits, w ...

    Awarding bodyMinistry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  3. VOCATIONAL SCHOOL (EPAS) CERTIFICATE (PTYCHIO EPAS)- Specialty "Dairy- Cheese making"

    The holder of an EPAS certificate of this specialty: Knowledge:1. Lists the various types of milk and their chemical composition, indicating the physical and chemical properties and understands the dietary value, and the role of each component.2. Recognizes the symptoms of mastitis in animals and describes appropriate preventive measures to avoid it.3. Describes the role of rennet and culture in milk clotting and states the factors influencing its action.4. Describes the possible defects or diseases of cheese, and the ways of treatment them, along with the necessary interventions.5. Identifies the characteristics of the following types of Greek cheese: feta, teleme, kaseri, kefalotyri - graviera - kefalograviera, mizithra - manouri - anthotyro.6. Identifies and describes the differences between local traditional cheeses, such as galotyri, chaloumi, goat- cheese, batzos, touloumotyri, Lemnos kalathaki, sfelia, formaela, ladotyri, Metsovone, xynomyzithra, anevato, Domokos katiki, and the progress of manufacture thereof. 7. Identifies the characteristics of the following types of exotic cheese: Edam - Gouda, Mozzarella.8. Describes how to prepare the following cheeses: cheddar, melted cheeses, cheese with mold (e.g. Roquefort), diet cheeses, cheese imitations. 9. Identifies the characteristics of the following dairy products: condensed milk, powder milk, cocoa milk, butter - milk cream, ice- cream.Skills:1. Implements all milking techniques by taking appropriate measures to prevent mastitis in animals, makes ...

    Awarding bodyMinistry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  4. VOCATIONAL SCHOOL (EPAS) CERTIFICATE (PTYCHIO EPAS)- Specialty "Vine-growing- Wine technology"

    The holder of an EPAS certificate of this specialty: Knowledge:1. Identifies and describes the tissues, parts and essential components of the vines and describes the role they play for the proper growth of the plant, the nutrition method and the vine's growth stages.2. Identifies and describes agricultural machinery used for land preparation, crop treatments, explains the role and function of each of them and makes minor repairs to agricultural machinery and equipment.3. Selects appropriate plants and structures for the cultivation of the vine.4. Distinguishes and recognizes the various categories of vine pests, diseases and weeds, and describes ways to address them.5. Identifies the risks involved in the use of pesticides to address vine pest, disease and weeds. 6. Describes the basic principles of organic grape production.7. Identifies the main cultivated Greek and exotic grape varieties in Greece and specifies the basic properties of each.8. Identifies and describes the various stages in wine processing (white, rosé, red, dry, semi-sweet wines).9. Describes the equipment and facilities of production and winery equipment.Skills:1. Selects an appropriate location for establishing the vineyard, prepares the ground and establishes a vineyard.2. Implements and takes care of the tended vines to produce grape (table, wine, mixed, raisins).3. Prunes the vineyard in all ways by choosing the right tools.4. Implements ways for tackling vine pest, disease and weed, taking appropriate measures to protect and further impl ...

    Awarding bodyMinistry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  5. VOCATIONAL UPPER SECONDARY SCHOOL DEGREE (Ptychio Epaggelmatikis Eidikotitas)- Specialty "Food Technology and Control"

    The holder of a Vocational Upper Secondary School degree of this specialty: KNOWLEDGE1. Describes the appropriate processing and preservation practices of the main agricultural products of plant-animal origin (pasteurization, sterilization, cooling, freezing, drying, dehydration, fermentation, canning, irradiation, adding sugar-salt-add-ons) and catches (salting, smoking, canning, drying).2. Participates in quality control of raw materials and auxiliary materials, intermediate and finished products.3. Describes the method of production, the stages, the materials used and the equipment in plant food, meat preparations, milk and its products, fish.4. States the categories and qualities of olive oil.5. Describes how sampling is performed in a vineyard and the vintage year.6. Describes and explains the changes in meat after the slaughter of the animal and the rate of maturation and recognizes the different tissues of the meat and justifies the changes in color.7. Describes the properties of milk8. States the basic hygiene rules for food and beverages applied in processing areas, for maintenance, standardization and storage thereof, and evaluates the hygiene of plant and equipment in a food industry. 9. Understands the action of detergents and disinfectants and proposes their correct application in food processing areas.10. Describes the specifications, materials and types of packing of food for consumption and proposes measures to prevent the physical and chemical food hazards.SKILLS1. Applies the appropriate proce ...

    Awarding bodyMinistry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  6. VOCATIONAL UPPER SECONDARY SCHOOL DEGREE (Ptychio Epaggelmatikis Eidikotitas)- Specialty "Modern Business Agriculture"

    The holder of a Vocational Upper Secondary School degree of this specialty: KNOWLEDGE1. Describes the essential parts of crops, characterizes their development stages and understands the necessity of knowing their biological cycle for successful landscaping interventions.2. Describes the stages of the crop from sowing to harvesting.3. Identifies the main crops and reports data on their biological cycle, the harvested product and their economic importance.4. Distinguishes between different categories of pests, diseases and weeds in cultivations, reports on the available ways to address them and recognizes the risks associated with pesticide use.5. Distinguishes between breeds of farm animals and birds with the purpose of breeding them (cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, rabbits, hens, geese, turkey, ostrich, pigeon, goose).6. Indicates and describes ways of animal and bird raising, as well as the care for the health of livestock buildings.7. Describes the life cycle of bees and the required care for the efficient operation of a beehive.8. Describes the types of machines (soil treatment, plantation establishment, care, harvesting of agricultural products and forage plants).9. Recognizes the basic tools, instruments and machines and various materials and supplies used in agriculture.10. Identifies the types of pumps and describes their function.11. Describes the necessary equipment of farms and processing plants of plant and animal products.12. Distinguishes the production factors, understands the effects of the accounti ...

    Awarding bodyMinistry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  7. VOCATIONAL UPPER SECONDARY SCHOOL DEGREE (Ptychio Epaggelmatikis Eidikotitas)- Specialty " Landscaping and Environment Works"

    The holder of a Vocational Upper Secondary School degree of this specialty: KNOWLEDGE 1. Identifies the basic classes and types of soil based on their mechanical composition.2. Describes the various soil preparation stages for the cultivation of plants.3. Identifies and describes the development stages of the crop.4. Sorts, distinguishes and indicates the main horticultural crops and gardening cultivations (seasonal plants, annual, perennial, bulbous, shrubs and trees, flowering or not), used in garden construction and also describes the cultivation work for the development and maintenance thereof.5. Describes and assesses the role of fertilizers for plants and the role of organic matter for soil and plants. 6. Identifies the different categories of pests, diseases and weeds of flowers and ornamental plants, describes the methods available to address them, while taking appropriate protection measures, and recognizes the risks involved in the use of pesticides.7. Identifies and describes the agricultural soil preparation machinery and crop treatments and explains the role and function thereof.8. Recognizes tools (hand and machine) used in the construction and maintenance of gardens, parks and other technical works and machinery for the construction of landscaping projects (such as pergolas, benches, walkways, ponds, bridges, etc.).9. Identifies and describes the premises and facilities of a floral exploitation.10. Describes a greenhouse equipment.11. Describes and identifies the facilities, equipment and materia ...

    Awarding bodyMinistry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs

    Category: Qualifications Location: Greece
  8. Põllumajandustöötaja, tase 4

    Põllumajanduse kutseala koosneb neljast kutsest: põllumajandustöötaja, tase 3; põllumajandustöötaja, tase 4; hobuhooldaja, tase 4 ja põllumajandustootja, tase 5. Loomakasvatusega seotud kutsetes toimub spetsialiseerumine loomaliigiti. Põllumajandustöötaja, tase 4 sisaldab põllumajandustöötaja, tase 3 kompetentse. Põllumajandustöötaja, tase 4 on oskustöötaja, kes töötab iseseisvalt põllumajanduslikus (nii tava- kui mahepõllumajanduslikus) ettevõttes looma- ja/või taimekasvatussaaduste tootmises. Ta omab põhilisi teadmisi nii põllumajandusloomadest, taimekasvatusest kui farmitehnikast. Töötamine põllumajanduse tootmisettevõttes eeldab heade põllumajandustavade järgimist ja tegutsemist viisil, mis tagab ohutu toidu ja sööda tootmise. Põllumajandustöötaja, tase 4, kes töötab taimekasvatuses on spetsialiseerunud põllukultuuride (teravili, tehnilised kultuurid jm) ja rohumaaviljeluskultuuride kasvatusele. Tema põhilisteks tööülesanneteks taimekasvatussaaduste tootmisel on sööda varumine, põlluharimine, sh külvipinna ettevalmistamine, külvamine ning põllumajandusliku maa ja kultuuride hooldamine. Ta koristab saaki, säilitab seda ja valmistab müügiks ette. Põllumajandustöötaja, tase 4, kes töötab loomakasvatuses on spetsialiseerunud vähemalt ühe põllumajanduslooma- ja/või linnuliigi kasvatusele. Tema põhilisteks tööülesanneteks loomakasvatussaaduste tootmisel on loomade heaolu ja tervisliku seisundi jälgimine, nende hooldamine ja söötmine, osalemine loomade taastootmisega seotud töödel ning loomakasvatussaaduste tootm ...

    Awarding bodyEesti Põllumajandus-Kaubanduskoda

    Category: Qualifications Location: Estonia
  9. Ornamental planting and landscaping business employee

    A person who has acquired this qualification: reproduces, cultivates ornamental plants, develops ornamental plants, assemble plants, prepare the area for the installation of green areas, establishes and maintains green areas, establishes and maintains small architecture, mechanizes foresting and maintenance works, cultivates the garden, develops a business plan. Optional competences: 1. Grow non-traditional garden crops. 2. Cultivate herbal medicines. 3. Develop and grow bonsai. 4. Cultivate nursery. 5. Grow and maintain ornamental vegetables. 6. Arrange plants. 7. Work on tractors (up to 60 kW) and take care of them. ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Lithuania
  10. Agricultural production employee

    A person who obtains the qualification of agricultural manufacturing company worker must: - have the ability to cultivate land; sow, plant, take care of, and harvest various agricultural plants; and select animals for reproduction and productionknow the basics of agricultural engineering, stockbreeding, bookkeeping, and labour law, as well as work safety requirementsbe capable of working responsibly, thoroughly and independently; organising his/her work; and communicating with his/her colleagues and customers effectively. ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Lithuania

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