Careers in farming

There is a large number of agricultural training establishments in the Orne. Their goal is to teach young people how to run a farm and to deal with changes in the agricultural sector.

Establishments and courses

Centre de Formation par Apprentissage (CFA)– training centre for apprentices

8, avenue Tönisvorst
61500 Sées
Tél.: 02 33 28 12 48

  • Brevet de Technicien Supérieur Agricole (BTSA) – higher agricultural technician’s diploma Livestock

Centre de Formation Professionnelle et de Promotion Agricole (CFPPA) - centre for professional training and agricultural promotion

Route d’Essay
61500 Sées
Tél.: 02 33 28 71 59
cfppa [dot] sees [at] educagri [dot] fr

In-service training:

  • Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (BTS) Managment and Protection of the Natural Environment, option in nature-related promotion activities

Institut Universitaire Technologique (IUT) – university technology institute

Site universitaire de Montfoulon
Alençon - Damigny
61250 Damigny
Tél.: 02 33 80 85 00

  • Vocational degree in Business Management in the horse sector

LEGTA Auguste-Loutreuil

Rue du 11 Novembre
61500 Sées
Tél.: 02 33 81 74 00

  • BTSA Analysis and Management of Operational Systems
  • BTSA Rural Services
  • BTSA Management and Protection of the Natural Environment, major in management of natural areas and nature-related promotion activities

Centre de Formation Techniciens Agricoles (CFTA) – training centre for agricultural technicians

25 rue Pierre Neveu
61600 La Ferté-Macé
Tél.: 02 33 30 68 50

  • BTS Technical Sales of Agricultural Supplies
  • BTS Technical Sales of Ornamental Plants (with modules in pet sales and floral art)
  • BTSA Analysis and Management of Operational Systems

Institut Rural d'Éducation et d'Orientation (IREO) - rural institute for education and career guidance 

73, route de Mauvaisville
61200 Argentan
Tél.: 02 33 35 75 76

On a professional training contract or with student status:

  • BTS Services in the Health and Welfare Sectors