Agriculture Apprentice Ryan Dinsdale & Stuart Dinsdale & Roger Dinsdale
Westgrove farm are looking for someone with a keen interest in farming to join their family team as an apprentice. With both dairy cows and sheep to manage, the role will be varied and interesting.
Closing date: 06 Nov 2017
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
13 Nov 2017
10 May 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
To provide assistance on the farm in all aspects.
Duties will include:
- Feeding and watering variety of livestock
- Assist with milking twice a day
- Maintain welfare of animals
- Maintain Health and Safety on the farm
- Farm maintenance - fencing, walling maintaining farm buildings
Requirements and prospects
- Ability to follow instruction
- Excellent team working skills
- Good communication skills
- Likes working outdoors and a keen interest in farming
- Candidates will ideally have a minimum of 3 GCSE A* - D grade
- This is helpful but not essential. No other qualifications required as training will be provided
Things to consider
About the employer
Ryan Dinsdale & Stuart Dinsdale & Roger Dinsdale
This is a level 2 Apprenticeship in Agriculture (livestock Production) and will include a combination of workplace assessment and college attendance. There is scope to progress on to an Advanced apprenticeship after this for the right candidate.
Apprenticeships are changing and detailed information about the delivery of this apprenticeship is not yet available. More information on course content and assessment methods will be discussed at interview.
Depending on the start date of the apprenticeship, this may be a Framework or a Standard.
If candidates do not have A*-C (4-9) in Maths & English at GCSE there will be a requirement to do Functional Skills up to Level 2.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Craven College
Sarah Haworth 01756 693686 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Closing date: 06 Nov 2017