Herdsperson Apprentice ANTHONY C DANIELL & VICTORIA J M DANIELL & SYBILL DANIELL
To support the farm in a general farm worker capacity with the day to day operations. This will predominately be working with cows and calves. Enjoy working with animals and doing day-to-day farming activities; including feeding calves and cows, bedding animals, health checks, rotational grazing implementation and basic livestock husbandry tasks.
Closing date: today
£15,000 plus accommodation (different if accommodation not required)
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
08 Sep 2022
29 Jul 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
You will be assisting the team of 3 in managing the cows to a high standard.
This involves some milking on rota, feeding calves, feeding cows with loader and mixer wagon.
You will help implement daily husbandry and maintenance of cows such as dry cow sorting, foot bathing, vet visits, cleaning calf hutches etc.
Applicants must be keen, and have a genuine interest in dairy farming, and ensure that cow welfare is a top priority.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
L2 General Farm worker apprenticeship
Emergency first aid: HABC Level 3 Award Emergency First Aid at Work.
City & Guilds Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides Guidance or Lantra Safe use of Pesticides
You will be required to attend Wiltshire college and university centre at their Lackham campus one day a week during term time.
Apprentices without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to take the tests for this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
May lead to continued 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) Desired
About the employer
ANTHONY C DANIELL & VICTORIA J M DANIELL & SYBILL DANIELL
WILTSHIRE COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CENTRE
Wiltshire College and University Centre Apprenticeship Team
General farm worker
Level 2 (GCSE)