Farming Apprentice W G Brown & Sons

Farming Apprentice required, where your duties will be to carry out care and welfare for all animals although this is predominantly a dairy farm.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £120.00

  • Working week

    Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri, 8-5, 1 hr lunch

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001294403

  • Positions

    1 available

This will include:

  • Feeding
  • Cleaning out and bedding the animals
  • Milking them once you are trained to do so 
  • General farm work
  • Maintenance duties
  • Using farm machinery including tractors once trained and competent

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The role requires a good degree of fitness as this is a very physical job
  • They will be expected to listen to instruction, be capable of working independently if needed and genuinely care about the animals 

Personal qualities

  • A genuine interested in a career in farming and a desire to learn and progress

Qualifications required

  • No specific qualifications required

Future prospects

It is hoped once qualified you will stay within the business

Things to consider

Please note the location – you will have to rely on your own transport to get there and back home Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies

About the employer

W G Brown and Sons is a very well established dairy farm.

Employer

W G Brown & Sons

Address

Dunstall Hall Farm

Rugeley

WS15 3EP

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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 in Agriculture
  • Functional Maths and English if necessary

Apprenticeship framework

Agriculture

Training provider

DERBY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derby College

Contact

Lara Knifton lara.knifton@derby-college.ac.uk


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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017