Intermediate Apprenticeship in Agriculture (Livestock Production)
Build on your livestock experience whilst gaining a sound understanding of technical skills, with an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Agriculture (Livestock Production). You will earn a salary and learn from experienced industry professionalsThis apprenticeship covers a range of Livestock Production skills and related practices. The objectives of the course are to ensure the development of practical skills, related background knowledge including health and safety issues and procedures. It is suitable for those seeking or employed in their first role within the Livestock industry. Programme Structure
The apprenticeship framework is made up of different nationally recognised qualifications. Including:
Level 2 Diploma in Work Based Agriculture (Livestock Production)
Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Maths
Employee Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
First Aid & 1 other additional employment related qualification
Prepare feed and water supplies
Select and transfer livestock
Prepare, establish & maintain livestock accommodation
Deliver basic livestock treatments
Establish and maintain animal health, welfare & husbandry
Monitor and maintain health and safety
One week block release in college six times a year, supported with assessment in the workplace
Why Our College?
Real working environment
Learn on our operational commercial farm covering over 200 hectares.
with over 476,000 workers on farms in the UK.
Show your skills
Exhibit your work at regional agricultural shows.
4 GCSE's including Maths and English A-E/9-2. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment. *those with a level 2 English and/or Maths will be required to sit a BKSB assessment and interview to determine eligibility for an apprenticeship.
Apprentices successfully completing the Intermediate Apprenticeship have opportunities to progress within the industry by continuing onto the Advanced Apprenticeship in Agriculture or other Further Education courses.