Agriculture - Apprenticeship (Level 2)

Kingston Maurward College

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  • Intermediate Apprenticeship
  • Animal
  • Nationwide

Is it right for me?

Learn about livestock feeding, handling, health, and housing, plus growing, harvesting and storing crops, tractor driving / machinery maintenance and operation. This course also covers health and safety, first aid and manual handling.

What will I be learning about?

As an Agricultural Apprentice you will learn about farming at work and study the underpinning knowledge at Kingston Maurward College for one day a week for 18 weeks. Apprenticeships normally take 12 to 18 months to complete, during which time you will be paid according to the Agricultural Wages Order.

You will need to complete a Diploma at Level 2 in Mixed Farming plus Functional Skills. Additional qualifications that must also be gained include the Certificate of Competence in Tractor Driving which will be taken at your employer's convenience.The course gives a broad introduction to livestock and crop production. 
If you are interested in gaining a qualification in Work-based Agriculture,  but do not wish to complete an Apprenticeship, please contact our co−ordinator.
  • Livestock feeding, handling, animal health and housing
  • Growing, harvesting and storing crops
  • Tractor driving and machine maintenance and operation
  • Communications and personal performance
  • Health and safety
  • Practical farm and countryside skills

For Apprentices only, there is an option to complete a Certificate of Competence in Fork Lift Truck Operations (AG019) for a discounted cost: conditions apply.

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