Become a DairyPro

Register today to become a DairyPro!

Class begins September 2016! 

Who can apply to be a DairyPro BC student?

The program is open to individuals seeking careers in the dairy industry or those already in the industry wishing to earn their trade credential. Completion of Grade 10 including English and Science are recommended. Grade 12 graduation with Science and Biology is preferred. Successful completion of the program results in a Dairy Production Technician Certification.

What does the program entail?

During the program, students attend class several days during the month and work the remainder of the days on the farm of their Employer. Apprentices receive salary as negotiated with the Employer. Fair market value for salary is expected. The program combines in-class instruction with on-farm work experience over a two-year period. Classroom session for 2016 Dairy Production Technician, begins September 2016, and will take place in the Fraser Valley. Classroom instructors are Veterinarians who are experienced in all areas of Dairy production, health and maintenance.

Once the student has completed the required 1000 hours of sponsored on farm work experience, they will write an examination. They must obtain 70% mark to pass the course. 

How much does it cost?

Registration fee (includes student materials):  $230

Tuition:  $1,250 (paid if in ACE IT Program)

Payment can be made by cheque payable to: 

Greenbelt Veterinary Services Ltd via debit, VISA or MasterCard through the Greenbelt office. 

Greenbelt Veterinary Services Ltd / DairySMART Management

8451 Harvard Place

Chilliwack, BC  V2P 7Z5

Phone: 604-792-1501

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