Stockperson (beef, pigs, sheep, dairy)

Level

Level 2

Duration of the course

12 to 24 months depending on previous experience

What qualifications will the apprentice gain?

  • Level 2 Apprenticeship in Stockperson
  • Additional training is provided in a number of disciplines
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

Study Information

  • Health and safety/record keeping
  • Animal welfare and production
  • Milking
  • Tractor driving
  • Herd and health planning
  • Mobility and condition scoring
  • Breeding programmes
  • Grassland management
  • Bio-security
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous 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

Transport

We offer a high-quality college bus service which collects over 1,400 students every day from across Cheshire and surrounding areas. This makes getting to Reaseheath easy, safe and affordable for all of our students.

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