Apprentice Stockperson Samuel, Jack, Matthew, Rodger & Pauline Naylor
This is a great opportunity to work on a busy expanding dairy farm. With around 1000 head of stock, the role will include general farm duties, milking and working with the young stock. The right candidate will have the chance to learn a variety of new skills and learn traditional as well as modern farming techniques.
Closing date: 30 Sep 2021
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
04 Oct 2021
10 Mar 2021
Level 2 (GCSE)
Duties will include but no limited to:
- Working with young stock
- General farm duties
- Monitoring the animals to make sure they are in their prime to help with milk production
- Keeping calf pens and cubicles clean
Requirements and prospects
- Communication skills
- Team work
- Good at problem solving
- Using initiative
- Calm under pressure
- Ability to be able to manage early starts and long days
- Confident around stock
- Willing to learn new skills
3 GCSE’s Grade 4/C or above to include maths and English.
If you do not hold a qualification in maths & English at level 2, you will be required to do Functional Skills in these subjects.
A full-time permanent position on the farm and opportunities to progress in the role.
Things to consider
This apprenticeship will start in Summer 2021 and is ideal for a local school leaver who is looking to start a career in Agriculture.
The apprentice must to be a local person who has the ability to get to work as and when needed for extra shifts.
Candidates must also be prepared to work outside in all weather and heavy lifting/strenuous work will be involved.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
About the employer
A large, family-run, dairy farm milking 400 cows but with a full herd of 900 cows with young stock. The farm also has approx 200 sheep.
Samuel, Jack, Matthew, Rodger & Pauline Naylor
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Craven College
Sarah Haworth 01756 693681 firstname.lastname@example.org
This is an Apprenticeship in Agriculture as a Stockperson and will include a combination of on and off the job training in the workplace. You will have monthly mentoring and guidance at work from a Craven College Learning & Development Advisor alongside college attendance and farm visits. More information on course content and assessment methods will be discussed at interview.
If candidates do not have A*-C/9-4 in maths & English at GCSE there will be a requirement to do Functional Skills up to Level 2.
Stockperson (beef, pigs, sheep, dairy)
Level 2 (GCSE)
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