Level 2

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Your work placement and your day in College will cover all aspects of the Apprenticeship and allow you to further develop your knowledge and skills.

This Apprenticeship enables you to learn the maintenance and repair of a range of mechanised equipment used in agriculture, ground care and other land-based industries.

The Framework includes:

  • Occupational Qualification - The Diploma in Work-Based Land-Based
  • Service Engineering level 2
  • Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT level 1
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills

Pathways:

  • Groundcare
  • Agriculture

Course reference: MAA004

Further info:

Phone: 01273 892030
Email: wbl@plumpton.ac.uk

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 be able to assist you in finding employment. 

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 May

Duration:

Fridays for 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 May 2017, you will pay 10% towards the cost of apprenticeship training and government will pay the rest (90%), up to the funding band maximum. 

Facilities

  • Come and experience the latest equipment at our excellent modern workshops on-site at Plumpton.
  • You’ll learn on equipment similar to what you’ll find in a current working environment. This includes our fleet of tractors, some with GPS.
  • You’ll also develop your diagnostic skills and ability to use hand tools plus gain experience at our on-site welding shop.

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