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Livestock Unit Technician

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LOCATION & START DATE
Duchy College Rosewarne - as required
Duchy College Stoke Climsland - as required
Duchy College Stoke Climsland - as required
Duchy College Rosewarne - as required
LEVEL
Level 3 Levels Explained
DURATION
12-18 months. Course is being run one day a week at college with a review/one to one slot between weeks
LEARNING AREA
Agriculture & Countryside Management Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Work-based

Livestock Unit Technician

Three students standing in a calf pen 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.

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

Four or more GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and maths, or successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification

Assessment

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

Progression

Progress onto a L4 programme and/or employment

Duchy College Rosewarne

Duchy College Rosewarne

This beautiful campus set just outside of Camborne has a rich history of national research and is cherished by students and staff. Whether its studying horticulture or animal care, the intimate community feel is the perfect learning environment. With a friendly and entertaining student hub, and the most passionate and dedicated team on hand to support the college experience, Duchy College Rosewarne is renowned for its student experience. Home to the most wonderful animals and plants, this is a truly unique and special place to have your #careercollege experience.


Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Set on stunning rolling hillsides, our campus epitomises the very best of land-based education. The recent addition of the £4 million Future Farm research facility means students and businesses are at the heart of the next evolution of environmental farming. Whether it’s a love of horses, sport, protective services, heavy machinery or animal care, nobody forgets their time at Duchy College Stoke Climsland. It’s time to secure your #careercollege experience.


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.

Four or more GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and maths, or successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification

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

Progress onto a L4 programme and/or employment

Duchy College Rosewarne

Duchy College Rosewarne

This beautiful campus set just outside of Camborne has a rich history of national research and is cherished by students and staff. Whether its studying horticulture or animal care, the intimate community feel is the perfect learning environment. With a friendly and entertaining student hub, and the most passionate and dedicated team on hand to support the college experience, Duchy College Rosewarne is renowned for its student experience. Home to the most wonderful animals and plants, this is a truly unique and special place to have your #careercollege experience.


Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Set on stunning rolling hillsides, our campus epitomises the very best of land-based education. The recent addition of the £4 million Future Farm research facility means students and businesses are at the heart of the next evolution of environmental farming. Whether it’s a love of horses, sport, protective services, heavy machinery or animal care, nobody forgets their time at Duchy College Stoke Climsland. It’s time to secure your #careercollege experience.


Dates & Locations

Apprenticeship
  • Location - Duchy College Rosewarne
  • Start Date - As required
  • Tuition Fees: Tuition Fees: £0.00*
            
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  • Location - Duchy College Stoke Climsland
  • Start Date - As required
  • Tuition Fees: Tuition Fees: £0.00*
            
    *Please note - Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

    MORE INFORMATION ON FINANCIAL SUPPORT
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  • Location - Duchy College Stoke Climsland
  • Start Date - As required
  • Tuition Fees: Tuition Fees: £0.00*
            
    *Please note - Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

    MORE INFORMATION ON FINANCIAL SUPPORT
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  • Location - Duchy College Rosewarne
  • Start Date - As required
  • Day/Time - Tuesday, 09:30 - 16:30
  • Tuition Fees: Tuition Fees: £0.00*
            
    *Please note - Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

    MORE INFORMATION ON FINANCIAL SUPPORT
    Information for School Leavers
    Information for ages 19+
  • Apply Now
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Course Code 12656-DRW-00, 10088-DSC-00, 10088-DSC-00, 12656-DRW-00

Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

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. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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