Training Packages

Specific
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

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