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Agriculture

Level 2 or Level 3 Apprenticeship Agriculture

Askham Bryan College

Askham Bryan, York, YO23 3FR

This course is delivered at York

Telephone: 01904 77 22 11

Website: www.askham-bryan.ac.uk

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Please note that Apprenticeships can only be achieved with the support of an employer. Applying to this provision is subject to an appropriate employer vacancies being available, and you are responsible for finding your own vacancy and securing employment. You can check out the current vacancies for this Apprenticeship by visiting the National Apprenticeship Service web site at www.apprenticeships.org.uk.

Description

Work-based learning and assessment at your place of work with some college-based study. Learners must be in a paid work placement to commence an apprenticeship programme, and would usually enter at the Level 2 Apprenticeship stage before progressing to the Level 3.

What will you be learning?

Three Pathways

• Mixed farming

• Livestock production

• Crop production

Course Themes*

• Livestock welfare

• Harvesting operations

• Crop establishment and monitoring of crops

• Estate skills

• Monitor and cultivate sites for planting crops

• Vegetation monitoring and control

• Storage, condition and harvesting of crops

• Breeding of livestock

• Routine animal husbandry

• Mechanically-controlled livestock production environment

• English and maths

Course themes will be relevant to chosen pathway and also dependent on apprenticeship course level.

 

When?

Start Date: September

Duration: 1 year approx (Part Time)

Hours spent per week: 0 hrs

How is it delivered?

1 - 2 years, day release at York

Availability: 2017-2018

Who can do it?

Age Range: 16-19, 19+

What will you be working towards?

Skills Sector: Agriculture, Horticulture, and Animal Care

Awarding Body: Lantra

Type: Apprenticeship

Level: Level 2

Entry Requirements:

no formal qualification needed but a work placement is necessary

Additional Information

Lead Provider: Askham Bryan College

Course Contact: Enquiries@askham-Bryan.ac.uk

Progression:

Advanced apprenticeship (level 3)