Apprentice Stockperson K G Stapleton
A great opportunity to work on a farm with mixed stock and lots of variation. As well as milking 120 cows, they also have approx. 300 sheep as well as rearing stock for beef. The Apprentice 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)
To provide assistance where required to ensure the smooth running of the farm on a day to day basis. Farming involves a many different skills and the apprentice will get a huge variety of experience during their training.
Duties will include:
- Sheep work, dosing, lambing
- Tractor work
- Working with young stock
Requirements and prospects
- Communication skills
- Good at problem solving
- Using initiative
- Ability to be able to manage early starts
- Confident around stock
- Willing to learn new skills
Candidates will ideally have at least 3 GCSEs A*-C/9-4 to include maths & English (or equivalent qualifications). No other specific qualifications are required as full training will be given.
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 would ideally suit a local school leaver who is looking to start a career in Agriculture.
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
High Skibeden Farm is a family run dairy, sheep and beef farm just outside the market town of Skipton.
K G Stapleton
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Craven College
Sarah Haworth 01756 693681 email@example.com
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 or equivalent 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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