Livestock Unit Technician

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LOCATION & START DATE
Bicton College - as required
Bicton College - as required
LEVEL
Level 3 Levels Explained
DURATION
12-18 months. Course is being run one day a fortnight at college with a review/one to one slot between weeks. This course will run from 09:15 to 16:30
LEARNING AREA
Agriculture & Countryside Management Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Work-based

Livestock Unit Technician

This exciting new apprenticeship standard is to prepare you for operationally managing livestock related tasks on the farm and develop business productivity and efficiency. This apprenticehip will be a mixture of college and online delivery with farm visits incoroparated in the programme. You will come away with expanded knowledge, skills and behaviours in the running of a livestock unit.

Start Time: 9.15am - End Time: 4.30pm

LOCATION & START DATE
Bicton College - as required
Bicton College - as required
LEVEL
Level 3 Levels Explained
DURATION
12-18 months. Course is being run one day a fortnight at college with a review/one to one slot between weeks. This course will run from 09:15 to 16:30
LEARNING AREA
Agriculture & Countryside Management Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Work-based

What you will learn

The apprenticeship covers animal health and welfare from conception and birth through to the customer and to support business productivity. Learners will make key decisions on a day-to-day basis to ensure the protection of their own and health and safety of others. This includes ensuring the standards of cross compliance, farm assurance, biosecurity and infrastructure security are met.

The role will include the safe use and maintenance of farm vehicles, including the equipment used for transporting or producing feed. The individual will be required to understand, record and meet the business Key Performance Indicators that are set out by the employer.

Entry requirements

Grade 4 or Functional Skills L2 in English and Maths

Assessment

End Point Assessment of Multiple Choice, Professional Discussion and Practical Assessment

Progression

Progress onto a L4 programme and/or employment

Bicton College

Bicton College

Bicton College is based in East Devon, near Exeter, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just two miles from the Jurassic Coast. The historic Georgian mansion, commercial farm, animal husbandry school, modern veterinary nursing building, world-class engineering and heavy plant machinery workshop, walled garden and arboretum are all set in over 200 hectares of historic parkland.


The apprenticeship covers animal health and welfare from conception and birth through to the customer and to support business productivity. Learners will make key decisions on a day-to-day basis to ensure the protection of their own and health and safety of others. This includes ensuring the standards of cross compliance, farm assurance, biosecurity and infrastructure security are met.

The role will include the safe use and maintenance of farm vehicles, including the equipment used for transporting or producing feed. The individual will be required to understand, record and meet the business Key Performance Indicators that are set out by the employer.

Grade 4 or Functional Skills L2 in English and Maths

End Point Assessment of Multiple Choice, Professional Discussion and Practical Assessment

Progress onto a L4 programme and/or employment

Bicton College

Bicton College

Bicton College is based in East Devon, near Exeter, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just two miles from the Jurassic Coast. The historic Georgian mansion, commercial farm, animal husbandry school, modern veterinary nursing building, world-class engineering and heavy plant machinery workshop, walled garden and arboretum are all set in over 200 hectares of historic parkland.


Dates & Locations

  • Course type Apprenticeship
  • Level - Level 3
  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - As required
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  • Course type Apprenticeship
  • Level - Level 3
  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - As required
  • Apply Now
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Course Code 13722-BIC-00, 13722-BIC

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