Animal Care and Farm Shop Assistant Apprentice NONE GO BYE FARM SHOP LTD

Are you looking to earn money whilst learning a worthwhile skill? The job will include assisting in the farm shop and serving customers, general animal care and assisting with maintaining the high standards of all animal husbandry.

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Potential for overtime and additional hours as and when needed.

  • Working week

    Shift patterns to be decided, Monday to Friday between 8:30 to 5pm with 30 minute unpaid lunch break. Potential for overtime in high season.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assisting daily with cleaning out, bedding up and feeding the animals.
  • Checking animals daily for signs of problems or first aid needed. 
  • Assisting with goat walks and primary school visits as well as bagging up animal feed for customers. 
  • Serving in the farmshop and assisting customers. 

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

  • Training will be delivered one day a week to be decided, remotely. 
  • The apprentice will work towards a level 2 qualification in animal care and welfare assistant apprenticeship. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon completing a Level 2 Animal Care and Welfare Assistant there are a variety of routes one could take, this includes further progression and careers in animal care/rescue centre worker, kennel/cattery assistant, veterinary care assistant, RSPCA welfare officer, dog handler, dog walker/pet sitter and pet shop assistant.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 9-5 A*-C or equivalent) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 9-5 A*-C or equivalent) Desired

Things to consider

Please consider how you would reach the location of the workplace. The job will include working outdoors in all weathers, and being active both outdoors and within the shop.

About the employer

None Go Bye Farm is a family run business for families and children to enjoy a fun, natural experience in the outdoors and amongst a range of animals, including alpacas, llamas, goats, donkeys, sheep and pigs. The business also has a farm shop on site, full of local produce and a busy atmosphere serving customers.







LS18 5HZ

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Training provider



0113 386 1997

Apprenticeship standard

Animal care and welfare assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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