Now's the Perfect Time To Start An Apprenticeship

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Now's the Perfect Time To Start An Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships are a fantastic way to kick-start your career and provide you with the opportunity to learn valuable skills and gain hands-on experience while earning a wage.

Now is an excellent time to consider starting an apprenticeship in the land and environment sector. You can begin an apprenticeship at ANY time of the year, but starting now means you can jump straight into a teaching cohort. This goes for businesses who'd looking to employ apprentices, too.

We offer a variety of apprenticeship programmes, each providing a unique set of skills and experiences and leading to exciting careers, such as a veterinary nurse, arborist, or park ranger. 

Apprenticeships are a great way to learn while you earn, and they offer a pathway to success that doesn't require a traditional university degree. With an apprenticeship, you'll be able to gain practical experience in your field of interest, and you'll be well on your way to building a successful career.

If you're interested in pursuing an apprenticeship in the land and environment sector, take a look at the range of programmes available. With a bit of research, you're sure to find an apprenticeship that's right for you!

As we start our new academic year (23/24) our new cohorts of apprentices will commence their programmes. Our cohorts are still able to take new apprentices, so whether you are an individual looking to complete an apprenticeship or an employer looking to train new or existing staff via Plumpton, we can help guide you to start your apprenticeship journey.

Here are our 23/24 Apprenticeship Programmes and when their teaching cohorts start:

September 2023:

Crop Technician (Market Garden pathway) Level 3

Veterinary Nursing Level 3

General Farm Worker (Arable & Livestock pathway) Level 2

Equine (Riding & Non-Riding Pathway) Level 2

Baker (Craft Pathway) Level 2

October 2023:

Butcher (Retail & Process Pathway) Level 2

Golf Greenkeeper Level 2

Arborist Level 2

Forest Craftsperson (Harvesting Pathway) Level 3

Crop Technician (Arable Crop pathway) Level 3

Horticulture Operative Level 2

Construction Landscaping Level 2

Land Based Service Engineer Level 2

Livestock Unit Technician Level 3

November 2023:

Horticulture Supervisor Level 3

December 2023:

Crop Technician (Viticulture Pathway) Level 3

January 2024:

Veterinary Nursing Level 3

Veterinary Nursing Assistant Level 2

February 2024:

Advanced Sports Turf Technician Level 3

March 2024:

Advanced Butcher Level 3

Baker (Craft Pathway) Level 2

Food & Drink Process Operator Level 2 

April 2024:

Butcher (Retail & Process Pathway) Level 2

Golf Greenkeeper Level 2

Arborist Level 2

All of our current apprenticeships can be found on this page:

If you are wanting to start an apprenticeship but do not have an employer, you can register to our Talent Bank and we can alert you to vacancies when they become available, and may approach companies on your behalf:

Current apprenticeship vacancies can be viewed on the following page:

If you are an employer and would like to enrol a staff member onto an apprenticeship, more information is available here:

Alternatively, feel free to contact for more information.

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