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.
You will also need to keep up to date with technological advances and new innovations. A Crop Technician requires self-motivation and the ability to work both independently and as a team player to complete tasks safely and efficiently.
This apprenticeship covers the core requirements of a crop technician and then choice to specialise in either ‘soil based system’ or ‘containerised systems’,
One day a week learning, skills and knowledge assessment and research work at Plumpton College (term time only). Quarterly workplace competency and efficiency observation, assessments and reviews.
Fail, Pass, Merit, Distinction
Maths and English assessment.
Job role suitability assessment.
To enrol onto an apprenticeship programme you need to be employed with a contract of employment. If you have an employer lined up or are already employed please contact our Apprenticeship Team on 01273 892127 or via email.
Typically 24 months
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