Level 3 Agriculture apprentice David Brown and Linda Brown
An exciting opportunity has arisen to Brown & Beer. This is an excellent opportunity to gain a wide range of skills and knowledge on a well-established dairy farm.
Closing date: 06 Jun 2022
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
05 Sep 2022
17 Dec 2021
Level 3 (A level)
The role is an opportunity for someone who loves cows to come in, learn and receive training and grow, progressing their career within the industry. You will be part of a larger team who have plenty of support and knowledge to draw on to develop your skill base.
Primarily you will be supporting the herdsperson maintaining our high standards of production and animal wellbeing. You will do this by sharing the milking responsibilities, as well as other tasks such as:
- heat detection
- milk recording
- rearing youngstock
- yard work.
We believe in a good work/life balance and there is regular days and time off with the role.
Requirements and prospects
- Passion for the industry
- Some experience in Agriculture
- Willing to work outdoors in all weathers
- Good communication skills
- Practical and hands on in attitude
- Able to listen and to work to given instructions
- Able to use own initiative
- Good sense of humour
- Positive in attitude
- Eager to learn
- Able to work well as part of a team
- Interested and willing to learn
Maths & English GCSE's at grade 4 (C) or above or equivalents.
For the right candidate with a passion for agriculture, there is a possibility to become a permanent assistant herdsperson within the company.
Things to consider
Due to the rural location of the workplace, own transport is preferred.
About the employer
Multiple award-winning Family Farm for both farming practice and conservation. The farm runs a high health predominantly spring calving 260 cow pedigree Jersey herd on a premium contract and is on a premium contract. It also has a Pedigree Ruby Red Herd.
David Brown and Linda Brown
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Duchy College
You will be working towards a Level 3 Livestock unit technician Standard
Some units will include:
- Animal Health - handling and welfare
- Farm machinery
- Forage crops and grassland
- Animal Handling
- Monitor and maintain health, safety and security
You will be required to attend Duchy College, Stoke Climsland on a weekly basis as part of the apprenticeship training.
Livestock unit technician
Level 3 (A level)
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