Advanced Apprenticeship in Agriculture

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Course Level: Level 3 Course Duration: Approx. 2 years Days at College Day release Course Description

To develop practical skills to a supervisory level, with an increased level of management knowledge.

Entry Requirements

It is essential that your Initial Assessment results show that you are working at Level 2. You should also have
the following:

  • GCSEs in English and Maths would be an advantage
  • A suitable work placement – we can help to find you one
  • A good reference
  • Relevant work experience and Industry knowledge
What You Will Study

The three areas of specialisation are:

Livestock Production
Evidence is based on a specific class of livestock. You will be require…

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Course Level: Level 3 Course Duration: Approx. 2 years Days at College Day release Course Description

To develop practical skills to a supervisory level, with an increased level of management knowledge.

Entry Requirements

It is essential that your Initial Assessment results show that you are working at Level 2. You should also have
the following:

  • GCSEs in English and Maths would be an advantage
  • A suitable work placement – we can help to find you one
  • A good reference
  • Relevant work experience and Industry knowledge
What You Will Study

The three areas of specialisation are:

Livestock Production
Evidence is based on a specific class of livestock. You will be required to keep records and order supplies, maintain effective working relationships, promote the healthy performance of stock, alongside performing daily routines and stock tasks.

Crop Production
You will be required to keep records and order supplies, operate tractors and maintain machinery, prepare for planting, promote healthy growth of crops, and harvest and store crops.

Mixed Farming
This is a combination of the above two Diplomas, including: keeping records and ordering supplies, tractor operation, promoting the healthy performance of stock and healthy growth of crops, harvesting and storage of crops, and livestock husbandry from conception to weaning.

Functional Skills
You will also gain nationally recognised functional skills qualifications (English, Maths and ICT). In addition Emergency First Aid plus one other legislative or nationally recognised occupational test relevant to the industry will be completed.

What Next?

Successful apprentices may wish to progress to Level 4 or to a full time programme at Bicton College such as the Foundation Degree in Agricultural Management. The Advanced Apprenticeship certificate is recognised by the Agricultural Wages Board with its own pay banding, giving craftsman status.

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