Croyle Farm are offering a great opportunity for a motivated individual to join their team as a General Farm Apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain an insight into the industry and learn new skills.
Closing date: 21 Feb 2023
Hourly rate is £6.00
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
05 Mar 2023
15 Dec 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
The lucky candidate will get to help the farm with the following duties:
Livestock to include:
- Cleaning out the sheds
- Bedding up
- Checking on livestock
Tractor work to include:
- Cutting silage
- Muck spreading
You will be on the farm rota so expect some weekend working.
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 Bicton College 3 days a week every fortnight (until Easter) 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?
Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, there may be the opportunity for a permanent position.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade D/3) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
MR D W R PENGELLY
General farm worker
Level 2 (GCSE)
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