Training Packages

Basic
Module

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

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

COURSES OFFERED

BASIC MODULE OUTLINE

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

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

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

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