We are looking at this as a long-term career opportunity beginning with an apprenticeship so you don’t need a lot of agricultural experience just a good attitude with an interest in agriculture

Desired skills

- Able to work with others
- Willing to make a contribution in the workplace
- Feel confident to be around farm animals
- Willing to work as and when needed due to the nature of the role, including evenings and weekends within working hours

Personal qualities

- A genuine interest in farming livestock
- A positive outlook
- Awareness of physical demands of the role
- Happy to get your hands dirty on a daily basis

Desired qualifications

GCSE Maths and English at 9-2 (A*-E) or equivalent.

Important Other Information

You will be outside for most of your working day, in all weathers. This is a work place based apprenticeship with no required college attendance however, you will still be required to complete academic work and study as part of this apprenticeship.

Best reasons to choose an apprenticeship

Earn while you learn. What's not to like about earning money while learning on-the-job, and getting a relevant qualification all at the same time.

Wide choice of careers. We are one of the biggest apprenticeship providers in the region and offer over 40 apprenticeship programmes in lots of career sectors.

Get paid. You will earn at least the minimum apprentice wage of £4.81 an hour (April 2022)

Great support. You will get the best of both worlds with support from your employer and college to make sure you achieve and get the best out of your apprenticeship.

Excellent prospects. Starting in the workplace means there is lots of potential for you to progress quickly, giving you a fast track route to career success.

A competitive edge. An apprenticeship will give you the edge when competing for jobs against other well-qualified candidates.

Get hired. The qualifications, skills and experience you gain will look super impressive on your CV and your apprenticeship could even turn into a full time job.

An alternative to university. Higher apprenticeships mean that you can become qualified to degree level and beyond.

Gain skills. Not only will you develop job specific skills, you will gain transferable skills, such as time management, that you can use in other industries and careers.

Real job. You will be doing a real job for a real employer and putting your skills and knowledge into practice will show employers what you are capable of.

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