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Agriculture Apprentice DAVID PETER BERRY & SARA JAYNE BERRY

WE are looking to recruit an Apprentice to assist on our busy Dairy Farm. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone with a keen interest in agriculture/farming & working outdoors.

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Closing date: 31 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50 to £18,525.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    6am-10am 3pm-6.30pm Monday-Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000037571

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To assist with milking, scraping out, feeding calves
bedding calves, cleaning youngstock out bedding and
feeding and all general farm work.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Training will be provided in the workplace through
Myerscough College where you will work towards a Level 2
General Farm Worker Apprenticeship
The qualification is made up of a number of mandatory units
designed to have maximum relevance to the job & integrate
with day to day responsibilities. Along with Level 2 Awards in:
• Emergency First Aid at Work
• The Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1)
On completion of the pesticide foundation unit (PA1) above
you will also choose one of the following units:
Boom sprayer, mounted, trailed or self-propelled equipment
(PA2a)
OR
Handheld applicator equipment (PA6a)
The end point assessment will contain 3 components:
• Online multiple choice test
• Workplace observation of practical tasks, 3 tasks over
1 day
• Professional discussion
There will be 3 levels of achievement: Pass, Merit & Distinction

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is a chance to stay on after apprenticeship
dependant on application to the position offered in the
scheme. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Initiative, Time keeping skills, Good at listening, Does tasks to a high standard

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 2 other subjects (Grade 3-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3-9) Essential

Things to consider

Public transport within ½ mile of farm on main A6 You will be expected to work outdoors in all weather conditions N.B. Depending on volume of applications this vacancy may close early, therefore early application is advisable

About the employer

We are dairy farmers milking 120 pedigree Holsteins , with 10-15 dry cows 35 in calf heifers 35 or so bulling heifers 70 or so under 12 month old.

Employer

DAVID PETER BERRY & SARA JAYNE BERRY

Address

BOGGART HOUSE FARM

STATION LANE

BARTON

PR3 5DY

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Training

Training provider

MYERSCOUGH COLLEGE

Contact

Employer Services

employerenquiries@myerscough.ac.uk

01995642255

Apprenticeship standard

General farm worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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