Intermediate Apprenticeship in Work-based Agriculture: Site Broomfield Hall

Derby College
In Derby

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Typology Training
Location Derby
Duration 1 Year
  • Training
  • Derby
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

Course Summary:
You will be provided with a foundation in a broad range of skills required to work competently within the agriculture industry. Practical skills will be mostly practised and developed in the workplace while theoretical background will be taught and reviewed mainly at College.
Entry requirements
You must be in employment and be committed to a career in the agriculture industry.
You will undergo an initial assessment before starting the programme to ensure that you are capable of achieving the outcomes and have an interest in this area of work.
You need one of the following:
Introductory Diploma in a related subject
or
Three GCSEs at grade D or above
You should also have a standard of English and maths equivalent to Functional Skills Level 1.
If you are a mature learner, we may be able to take into consideration your previous experience in your chosen subject....

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Where and when

Starts Location
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Derby
Broomfield Hall, Morley, Ilkeston, DE7 6DN, Derbyshire, England
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Starts On request
Location
Derby
Broomfield Hall, Morley, Ilkeston, DE7 6DN, Derbyshire, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Arboriculture
Arboriculture
Forestry
Maths
Horticulture
Industry
English
Maths

Course programme

Course Content: Level 2 Diploma in Work-Based Agriculture Independent assessment of a knowledge-based qualification for each pathway Application of Number Level 1 and Communication Level 1 Additional Employer Requirements: Emergency First Aid and one other legislative or nationally recognised occupational qualification relevant to the industry Employment Rights and Responsibilities How will I be assessed? Training is largely work-based with on-going practical assessments undertaken in your workplace. You will keep a portfolio of evidence of your practical ability and theoretical understanding and your progress will be regularly reviewed and assessed. Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required? You need safety boots, overalls, waterproofs and writing materials. There are no course fees for applicants aged 16-18. For apprentices over the age of 19, an employer contribution is required. What can I do after this course? You can progress to an advanced apprenticeship, the Diploma in Work-Based Agriculture Level 3 or the City & Guilds Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture. You can also advance your career in roles such as farm worker, tractor driver, stock person or hatchery staff.

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