An agricultural apprenticeship is the ideal way to earn money while gaining a nationally recognised qualification that will boost your career opportunities. To be eligible for an apprenticeship, you must be at least 16 years old and have an employer prepared to take you on throughout your study. If you do not have an employer, we may be able to help you find one, so please get in touch.
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You are or would like to be employed in agriculture.
English and mathematics at GCSE grade D or 3 as well as an employer willing to hire you as an apprentice.
Crop or animal husbandry, depending on which apprenticeship route you choose, and other areas including tractor and machinery use and maintenance, nutrition, health and welfare, crop cultivation, harvesting and storage, health and safety, environment and conservation and welding.
To work with your employer for most of the week, attending college for a minimum of 18 days per year, to cover 50% practical and 50% theory work. You’ll also work towards a Level 2 functional skills qualification in English and mathematics.
The chance to earn money while gaining a nationally recognised qualification.
Improve your promotion prospects, progress to an advanced apprenticeship or full-time study on our Agriculture Technical Extended Diploma Level 3.
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.