Job requirements Fertilization Service Contractor - Agriculture in Canada
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "fertilization service contractor - agriculture" was moved from the group Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers (NOC 8252) to the group Agricultural service contractors and farm supervisors (NOC 82030).
Find out what you typically need to work as a fertilization service contractor - agriculture in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers (NOC 82030).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Agricultural service contractors usually require a university degree, college diploma or industry courses in agricultural studies and several years of experience related to the service offered.
- Contractors providing certain services, such as artificial insemination and pesticide application, may require training certificates and provincial licensing.
- Farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers may require a college certificate or other specialized training in agriculture or livestock husbandry.
- A course or certificate in first aid may be required.
Professional certification and licensing
You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.
|Location||Job title||Regulation||Regulatory body|
|Alberta||Trainer (horseracing)||Regulated||Horse Racing Alberta|
|Manitoba||Manure Management Planner||Regulated||Manitoba Institute of Agrologists|
|Regulated||Apprenticeship Manitoba (available in French only)|
|Ontario||Nutrient Management||Regulated||Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Government of Ontario|
|Prince Edward Island||Farm Technician||Regulated||Apprenticeship Training and Skilled Trade Certification, Government of Prince Edward Island|
|Québec||Cattle Inseminator||Regulated||Ministère de l'Agriculture, Pêcherie et Alimentation Québec, Direction de la coordination administrative et des services à la clientèle|
|Horse Trainer||Regulated||Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux|
|Pork Production Technician||Regulated||Emploi Québec|
|Saskatchewan||Technicien/technicienne En Production De Viande De Porc||Regulated||Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission|
Do you want to work in another province or territory?
If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.
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