Standard Level 3

This Apprenticeship is an excellent way to develop your skills while working in the industry.

As a Crop Technician you will be responsible for optimising crop/plant yields through establishment, management, harvest and post-harvest operations, while maintaining and improving the surrounding environment.

THE STANDARD INCLUDES:

Functional skills in English and maths

Occupational Qualification – Level 3 Crop Technician Standard

This Standard provides the opportunity to learn core subjects and then specialise in either Soil based system or Containerised system.

SECTOR OPTIONS:

Soil based system

Containerised system

Entry Requirements:

You will need an employer who would like to take you on as an apprentice. If you haven't found a suitable employer, we will offer you guidance on applying for jobs and interviewing techniques.

You will also attend college for a minimum number of set hours each week.

You will have ideally have achieved GCSE grades A-E or equivalent. If you have an equivalent qualification, we will also take this into consideration, along with any industry experience you may have.

Dates & Location:

Three starting points – September, January and April

Duration:

24 months

Costs:

Non-levy paying employers will share the cost of training and assessing their apprentices with government - this is called ‘co-investment’.

From April 2019, you will pay 5% towards to the cost of apprenticeship training and government will pay the rest (95%), up to the funding band maximum.

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