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General Farm Worker Apprentice COLLACOMBE FARM LTD

The team at Collacombe Farm are excited to be offering an opportunity for a motivated individual to join them as a General Farm Apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain an insight into the industry and learn new skills.

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    You will be working on a rota basis to include weekends. Hours will range between 8:30am and 5:30pm. Shift times will be discussed in more detail during the interview.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Daily duties will include:

  • General farmworker
  • Beef husbandry
  • Yard work
  • Grassland management
  • Woodland management
  • Tractor driving
  • Fencing
  • Crop work - barley and rape seed

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

You will be working towards a Level 2 General Farm Worker Apprenticeship Standard.

You will receive on and off the job training and support from an assessor and an apprenticeship advisor.

You will be required to attend Duchy College Stoke Climsland on a weekly basis as part of the apprenticeship training.

Mandatory qualifications included in this apprenticeship are:

  • Award in Emergency First Aid at Work, which is a minimum of 1-day course (Ofqual regulated)
  • City & Guilds Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides Guidance or Lantra Safe use of Pesticides’

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to level 3 and full-time employment for the right person.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Punctual, Curious, Sense of Humour, Diligent


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential

Things to consider

Rural Location. How would they get there. Tavistock is 10 minutes away.

About the employer

Collacombe Farm is a mixed arable and beef farm in Devon just outside Tavistock. It is on a beautiful 600 acre site which includes its own woodlands. We are looking for a general farm worker to work with our Estate Manager to learn all aspects of Beef and Arable Farming which also includes grassland and woodland management.







PL19 8SB

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Apprenticeship standard

General farm worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

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