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.
Soil based system
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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.
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Three starting points – September, January and April
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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