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INTRODUCTION

The training program under FGVAS is an initiative by a technical expansion unit under the Agronomic Services Department of FGVAS. The purpose is to give exposure to either old or new technology on oil palm and to improve the

knowledge in regards to oil palm management. Besides oil palm management, we also conduct training and courses on 5S management and Innovative Creative Circle (ICC) to ensure effective working environment.

Objectives

To train and improve knowledge regarding sustainable oil palm management

To produce skilled and knowledgeable estate personnel especially in terms of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) application

To introduce and educate the knowledge of pests in oil palm as well as in the integrated pests management

To train laboratory personnel in order to be able in identifying precise instruments and method to be used for analyzing fertilizer, water and palm oil

To create an organized working environment and continuous improvement

Target Group

Small holders that involved in the oil palm industry

Laboratory personnel that involved in analyzing fertilizer, water and palm oil

Office management that need to undergo 5S program and audit

A group that is interested in ICC and preparing for competition either internally or international

OUR TRAINING MODULES

BASIC MODULE

Our Basic Module Training has a total of 4 courses that can be selected as interest. Courses like Oil Palm Nursery Management and Immature Oil Palm Management are they key highlights in this module. Nevertheless all of the courses offered include practical training with varying duration.

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SPECIFIC MODULE

Our Basic Module Training has a total of 10 courses that can be selected as interest. Courses like Fertiliser Management and Weed Management are they key highlights in this module. Nevertheless all of the courses offered include practical training with varying duration.

More Specific Module Details

INTRODUCTION

The training program under FGVAS is an initiative by a technical expansion unit under the Agronomic Services Department of FGVAS. The purpose is to give exposure to either old or new technology on oil palm and to improve the

knowledge in regards to oil palm management. Besides oil palm management, we also conduct training and courses on 5S management and Innovative Creative Circle (ICC) to ensure effective working environment.

Objectives

To train and improve knowledge regarding sustainable oil palm management

To produce skilled and knowledgeable estate personnel especially in terms of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) application

To introduce and educate the knowledge of pests in oil palm as well as in the integrated pests management

To train laboratory personnel in order to be able in identifying precise instruments and method to be used for analyzing fertilizer, water and palm oil

To create an organized working environment and continuous improvement

Target Group

Small holders that involved in the oil palm industry

Laboratory personnel that involved in analyzing fertilizer, water and palm oil

Office management that need to undergo 5S program and audit

A group that is interested in ICC and preparing for competition either internally or international

OUR TRAINING MODULES

BASIC MODULE

Our Basic Module Training has a total of 4 courses that can be selected as interest. Courses like Oil Palm Nursery Management and Immature Oil Palm Management are they key highlights in this module. Nevertheless all of the courses offered include practical training with varying duration.

More Basic Module Details

SPECIFIC MODULE

Our Basic Module Training has a total of 10 courses that can be selected as interest. Courses like Fertiliser Management and Weed Management are they key highlights in this module. Nevertheless all of the courses offered include practical training with varying duration.

More Specific Module Details

BASIC MODULE OUTLINE

A - Oil Palm Nursery Management

A. Topic to be discussed:

  1. Site selection and nursery preparation
  2. Preparation and management of watering system
  3. Management of oil palm seeds
  4. Maintenance of pre nursery and main nursery
  5. Integrated pest and disease management in nursery
  6. Proper culling method in nursery

B. Course duration: 3 days

C. Includes practical in nursery

B - Oil Palm Replanting Management

A. Topic to be discussed:

  1. Boundary marking
  2. Carpet spraying
  3. Felling and chipping
  4. Pre lining and major planting
  5. Trenches making
  6. Planting legumes
  7. Oil palm supply
  8. GPS use in replanting program

B. Course duration: 4 days

C. Includes practical in the field

C - Immature Oil Palm Management

A. Topic to be discussed:

  1. Installing collar zinc
  2. Oil palm supply
  3. Mulching
  4. Weed management in legumes area
  5. Manuring
  6. Ablation
  7. Basal pruning
  8. Bunch platform
  9. Scout harvesting

B. Course duration: 3 days

C. Includes practical in the field

D - Mature Oil Palm Management

A. Topic to be discussed:

  1. Manuring
  2. Weed management
  3. Moisture management
  4. Pruning
  5. Circle racking
  6. Thinning
  7. Bunch census
  8. Harvesting
  9. Road maintenance
  10. Mechanization in oil palm

B. Course duration: 3 days

C. Includes practical in the field

SPECIFIC MODULE OUTLINE

A. Fertiliser Management

A. Topic to be discussed:

  1. Introduction to nutrients
  2. Fertiliser supply management
  3. Fertiliser quality control
  4. Fertiliser for immature oil palm
  5. Fertiliser for mature oil palm
  6. Manuring by spreader, subsoil
  7. Quality monitoring

B. Course duration: 3 days

C. Includes practical in the field

B. Weed Management

A. Topic to be discussed:

  1. Introduction to weed
  2. Weed management
  3. Weeding best practices
  4. Calibration
  5. Safety handling

B. Course duration: 3 days

C. Includes practical in the field

Soil Management

A. Topic to be discussed:

  1. Introduction to soil
  2. Malaysian soil taxonomy
  3. Keys to identification of Malaysian soils
  4. Management of Malaysian soils

B. Course duration: 3 days

C. Includes practical in the field

D - Management of Leaf Eating Caterpillars

A. Topic to be discussed:

  1. Introduction to leaf eating caterpillars species
  2. Effective monitoring system
  3. Integrated management

B. Course duration: 2 days

C. Includes practical in the field

E - Management of Rats and Other Wild Animal

A. Topic to be discussed:

  1. Introduction to rat species and other wild animal
  2. Effective monitoring system
  3. Integrated management

B. Course duration: 2 days

C. Includes practical in the field

F - Management of Rhinoceros Beetle and Other Oil Palm Pests

A. Topic to be discussed:

  1. Introduction to Rhinoceros Beetle species and other pests
  2. Effective monitoring and census system
  3. Integrated management

B. Course duration: 2 days

C. Includes practical in the field

G - Introduction and Sanitation of Ganoderma

A. Topic to be discussed:

  1. Introduction to infection category
  2. Effective monitoring and census system
  3. Effective sanitation method

B. Course duration: 2 days

C. Includes practical in the field

H - Fertiliser Analysis

A. Topic to be discussed:

  1. Introduction to instruments and method
  2. Method of sample preparation

B. Course duration: 2 days

C. Includes practical in the laboratory

I - Water Analysis

A. Topic to be discussed:

  1. Introduction to instruments and method
  2. Method of sample preparation

B. Course duration: 2 days

C. Includes practical in the laboratory

J - Palm Oil Analysis

A. Topic to be discussed:

  1. Introduction to instruments and method
  2. Method of sample preparation

B. Course duration: 2 days

C. Includes practical in the laboratory

ORGANISATIONAL MANAGEMENT MODULE – OUTLINE

A - 5S: Introduction and Audit

A. Topic to be discussed:

  1. Introduction to 5S component
  2. Audit method for 5S

B. Course duration: 1 day

C. Includes practical and tour to selected offices

B - Introduction to Innovative Creative Circle (ICC)

A. Topic to be discussed:

  1. Introduction to ICC component
  2. Effective ICC presentation method

B. Course duration: 1 day

C. Includes practical

ATTACHMENT – OUTLINE

Attachment

A.  Oil Palm Nursery

B.  Estate (Immature/Mature)

C.  Replanting