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General Farm Worker Apprentice G Ireland

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual with a passion for farming to join us on the very busy farm. You will learn about all aspects of the business from livestock to straw merchandise to haulage. You will work towards the General Farm Worker Occupational Standard.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 May 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • General farm working covering all aspect of the business
  • You will deal with the wellbeing and care of the livestock and sheep including the lambing and calving process
  • Working on the arable side of the business and with the hay and straw enterprise, the work will be spread across our 4 farms
  • Working with the livestock Haulage team to transport livestock and care whilst in transit
  • This role will be varied and will duties will change according to the seasons

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Working as part of a team
  • Multitasking skills
  • Driving license is essential for this role

Personal qualities

  • Common sense
  • Can do attitude
  • Keen to work and progress
  • Punctual
  • Enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grades 9-2 (A* to F) are essential for this role

**Driving license is essential for this role**

Future prospects

Full time employment with the business

Things to consider

This is a very busy farm, you will need to be physically fit and be prepared to be on your feet for most of the day.

You will be working outside in all weathers.

You need a driving license for this role

About the employer

George Ireland Livestock are a family run business based in Hazlerigg, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

We are farmers, cattle dealers, hay and straw merchants, agricultural contractors and Livestock hauliers.

We are a very busy farm and would welcome the addition of a general farmworker apprentice.


G Ireland


Morley Hill Farm

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE13 7AP

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by East Durham College


Hayley Clifton 01915188294

General Farm Worker evel 2 Occupational Standard

End point assessment

Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides

Upskill of maths and English

Apprenticeship standard

General farm worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

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