An excellent opportunity to work as part of a team on a well invested mixed dairy farm. The successful applicant will be involved in all aspects of running the dairy herd, as well as performing a full range of tasks on the farms arable and grassland enterprises.
Closing date: 15 Aug 2022
Up to £23,000 depending on age, experience and hours worked
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
29 Aug 2022
26 Jul 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- Dairy cow feeding using a mixer wagon
- Cleaning out and bedding up the stock using a straw shredder
- Calf rearing, dehorning and vaccinating
- Occasional milking
- A range of grassland operations to include muckspreading and carting, mowing, tedding and raking
- A range of arable tasks to include cultivations, rolling, corn carting
- Other tasks relating to the day to day running of the farm
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Level 2 General Farm Worker Apprenticeship Standard
Emergency First Aid: HABC Level 3 Award Emergency First Aid at Work.
Pesticides: Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides (PA1) (Non-regulated)
English and maths: Apprentices without level 2 English and maths must achieve level 1 and take the test for level 2 before taking the end-point assessment.
You will need to attend Wiltshire College and University Centre at our Lackham campus one day a week
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
May lead to continued future employment for the right candidate on completion of the apprenticeship.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade D/3) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
MR ANDREW PHILIP QUICK
WILTSHIRE COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CENTRE
Wiltshire College and University Centre Apprenticeship Team
General farm worker
Level 2 (GCSE)
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