General Farm Worker


Level 2

Duration of the course

  • 12 to 18 months depending on previous experience (1 day per week)

What qualifications will the apprentice gain?

Study Information

  • Health and safety/record keeping
  • Animal welfare and production
  • Learning current industry technology and automatic options e.g. robotic milking, GPS
  • Breeding programmes
  • Grassland and forage production
  • Bio-security
  • Legally operate a farm vehicle
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications
  • You will have the opportunity to work towards additional qualifications

How much will this course cost?

Apprenticeships are funded through government and employer contributions. If the apprentice is:

  • 16-18 working for a small business (<50) their training will be fully funded*
  • 19+ or working for a Medium size business (50+) an employer contribution may be required
  • Working for a large business or organisation (Payroll of £3m+) training is funded from employers Digital Apprenticeship Service Account
    *small businesses who employ an apprentice between 16-18 may be eligible to receive a financial government incentive


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