Agropreneur Courses

Introduction to the Rubber Agropreneur Programme

Rubber Agropreneur Programme courses

Courses in this Rubber Agropreneur Programme are useful for budding entrepreneurs and rubber smallholders who will or are working on a rubber plantation and/or nursery. This programme provides an overview of the management of rubber plantation from the beginning up until the tapping process for latex production. In addition, course participants will receive information about the production methods of planting materials and guidelines for the establishment of nurseries..

Courses offered are inclusive of on-site accommodation, transport to and from the training centre and rubber estates/nursery, food and beverages (breakfast and lunch), course module and certificate.

Who Should Attend This Programme

Project managers, project supervisors, smallholders, new rubber agropreneurs, rubber plantation owners, as well as other individuals and organizations who are interested in the rubber industry on a commercial basis.

Synopsis of Courses Offered

Our programme offers courses conducted in both theory and practical. All courses are conducted in our Rubber Industry Training Centre located in Tuaran, Sabah. These courses are conducted on a monthly basis.

Rubber Tapping and Plantation  Management  Course

Course on Rubber Tapping & Plantation Management

  • Objective: On completion of this course, participants will be able to apply best practice methods in managing and maintaining a rubber plantation. Additionally, participants will be able to practice techniques of caring for and tapping of rubber trees for latex production.
  • Duration of course: 10 days (Theory – 4 days, Practical – 6 days)

Preparation of Rubber Nursery and Quality Seedlings Course

Course on Preparation of Rubber Nursery & Quality Seedlings

  • Objective: On completion of this course, participants will be able to apply best practice methods of managing and maintaining a rubber nursery. Additionally, participants will be able to practice the techniques for cloning of rubber seedlings to ensure production of high-quality rubber trees.
  • Duration of course: 4 days (Theory – 1 day, Practical – 3 days)

How to Apply

Please complete the application form in the Rubber Agropreneur Programme brochure and submit it to the contact information specified in the brochure.

Villagers who would like to apply via the Sabah State Government subsidy, may complete Form LIGS-UPL-001 (Borang Permohonan Mengikuti Kursus Perusahaan Getah Asli Selama Dua Minggu di Pusat Latihan, Lembaga Industri Getah Sabah, Tuaran) and submit the form to the nearest Sabah Rubber Industry Board office for processing.

Application can also be made via the village head (Ketua Kampung) or elected representative (wakil rakyat) in your area.

Approval is subject to the subsidy provided to each district by the State Government.

To register for the courses, please submit the application form in advance for confirmation before making your payment.

The course fee for Preparation of Rubber Nursery & Quality Seedling is RM1,200 per pax, while Rubber Tapping & Plantation Management is RM2,500 per pax. Payment can be made in full before or on the first day of the course.

Information in this page was last updated on 4 March, 2013.