General Farm Worker Apprentice GH & SA PARSONS LTD

The team at GH & SA Parsons Ltd 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: 25 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage will increase with progression.

  • Working week

    You will be working on a rota basis to include weekends. Hours will range between 6am and 5pm. Shift times will be discussed in more detail during the interview.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    16 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Daily duties will include:

  • Animal Husbandry including Young Stock

  • Feeding

  • Bedding

  • Milking

  • General Yard Work

  • Pressure Washing

  • Cleaning

  • Scraping

  • Tractor Driving

  • Fencing

  • AI and Foot Trimming if willing to learn

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?

Full-time employment at the end for the right person.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Punctual, Physical strength, Proactive, Sense of Humour


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

Things to consider

The location is rural (bus stop 2 miles away, employer willing to pick up from bus stop if needed).

About the employer

Family run Dairy and Beef farm in Camelford with 380 Holstien Cows. They calf all year round and breed all their own replacement stock.







PL32 9YP

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Apprenticeship standard

General farm worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

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