NLBC Sector: Agriculture Crops & Livestock

Sub-sectors: Sheep, pig, and dairy farming.  Arable farming for cereals, potatoes and other crops.  Agronomy and soil science.  Farming of energy crops for biomass and biofuel.

Occupations: Farmer, agricultural worker, shepherd, farm labourer, stockperson, tractor driver, crofter, herd manager, agricultural technician, farm manager, agronomist.

Agriculture Apprenticeship (England)
Apprenticeships

An agriculture apprenticeship reflects the range of jobs within the sector, covering both arable and livestock enterprises. It provides an entry route into the agriculture as a general farm worker and provides progression through to an assistant herds person/assistant arable

Agriculture Level 2 Framework
Apprenticeships

Successful completion of the provision will lead to the award of a Level 2 qualification and recognition as a qualified person to carry out one of the roles specified e.g. farm worker, stock person, pig technician or hatchery staff. There

Higher Apprenticeship in Agriculture
Apprenticeships

The Higher Apprenticeship in agriculture provides the skills, knowledge and competence required to become a unit or assistant farm manager. The programme includes generic business skills and depending on the type of farm also provides more specific higher level skills

Level 2 Apprenticeship in Agriculture
Apprenticeships

The Level 2 Modern Apprenticeship provides entry into the sector. Agriculture includes the production and management of primary food groups, supporting Scotland’s food and drink economy. It includes the environmental management of land for sustainable development. The main farm types

Level 3 Apprenticeship Framework Agriculture
Apprenticeships

This framework specifies the standards and criteria for the delivery of Level 3 Apprenticeship training provision within the agricultural sector. Successful completion of the provision will lead to the award of a Level 3 qualification and recognition as a qualified

Level 3 Apprenticeship in Agriculture
Apprenticeships

The Level 3 framework is a progression route for those apprentices who have successfully completed the Level 2 Apprenticeship and for those who want to build on previous knowledge of the agricultural industry. Agriculture includes the production and management of

About Apprenticeships – City & Guilds
Apprenticeship Information

Apprenticeships are available across the UK, but there are differences in components and structure between apprenticeships in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. All apprenticeships are currently developed and funded by the Government. In England, this has change under the

Apprenticeship Index – GOV.UK
Apprenticeship Information

Index of Government guides for employers and apprentices.  You can subscribe to email alerts when this content changes and so keep up-to-date with all the latest developments.

Apprenticeship Reforms – City & Guilds
Apprenticeship Information

Apprenticeships in England are in the process of undergoing a dramatic transformation. As a result of Government reforms, a new style of apprenticeships has been designed to meet the changing needs of employers, learners and providers.

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