Animal Care Apprentice Llama Lland
Nestled in the centre of the Cornish countryside only three miles from Truro, Llama Lland is set within our 140-acre farm. This farm has been in the Tripp family for over one hundred years.
Closing date: 16 Aug 2021
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: 30.00
Possible start date
23 Aug 2021
02 Jun 2021
Level 2 (GCSE)
This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone with not only a love and passion for animals but to also observe with the general running of the business and to assist with marketing and social media ideas to generate new business.
Day to day duties will include but not limited to:
- Daily health checks on llamas
- Mucking out
- Field checks and maintenance
- Training of llamas - head collars - lead training
- Assisted walks
- Socialising the llamas
- Occasional off site visits
- Potential to show the llamas at local events
- Customer service
- Use of computer systems
- Assisting with marketing and social media of the business
Requirements and prospects
- Great customer service skills
- Keen to learn
- A love for animals (in particular llamas!)
- An interest in social media
- Use initiative
- Team player
- Sense of humour
GCSE's at grade C/4 or above in both maths and English is desired.
Please note: if candidates do not hold a minimum of grade D/3 at GCSE in both maths and English we will not be able to progress their application.
Potential offer of employment upon completion of the apprenticeship programme.
Things to consider
Rural location - no public tranpsort available.
Shifts will be Monday-Sunday
A typical day would be an 8am start and 3pm finish, however, there is the opportunity to pick up extra hours once the season gets going.
Please note: this position will be a minimum of 30 hours per week as a guide.
About the employer
The friendly, relaxed atmosphere makes Penare Farm the perfect place for a peaceful walk with our Llamas. With the surrounding hills and amazing views your experience will be fun and enjoyable!.We offer fully guided, tranquil llama walks within a friendly environment.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Duchy College
Lauren Wheeler 0330 123 4785
- You will be working towards a Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard in Animal Care and Welfare
- This apprenticeship consists of a mixture of off the job training and on the job mentoring and development within the workplace
- You will be expected to attend college on a fortnightly basis for college workshops, and additional attendance if functional skills is required
Animal care and welfare assistant
Level 2 (GCSE)
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