Mainly Arable, Other
I passed with a Merit my level 2 BTEC in Agriculture at Writtle College. I also passed my level 3 Subsidiary Dilpoma in Agriculture. I have GCSE's in Maths, English, Science, DT and Media.
Full Car License, Tractor License
Tractor, Baler, Drilling, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Beef, Pig, Lambing, Calving
I have passed my tractor licence, MO1. I have obtained my telehandler certificate. I have carting experience. I have used elevators at the grain store. I have used balers, driven a quadtrack. I have put up fencing. I am a very competent operator with good spacial awareness of my vehicles. I am able to weld and have a good basic mechanical knowledge.
I previously had a Saturday job for a small rare breed pig farm. I worked on a Cattle farm for a few months and have had calving experience. At college we have covered Lambing.
My hobbies include, photography, shooting and attending music concerts. I am a member of Young Farmers, Essex Wildlife and I am a young Scout leader.
I am 6 foot tall, slim build and strong
I am very fit and healthy
I am not from a farming background, it is just something I always wanted to do. At 15 I got a job on a Cattle farm helping with cleaning, feeding, fencing and learned to drive a tractor. I have done a Harvest on a 300 acre farm. I have a full UK driving licence, trailer licence, forklift certificate and my MO1. I am a very competent operator. I have experience with baling with Fendt 724 and Krone big pack, rowing up silage/hay and straw with a Fendt 724 and Krone quad rake, bale carting with JCB Fastrac and 44ft bale trailers, drilling with Vaderstad rapid 600, fertiliser spreading, slug pelleting, rolling, primary cultivations, spraying & pest control. I am a relatively competent mechanic and have done a lot of machinery maintenance and repair on agricultural and plant. I have basic welding skills. I am a competent digger operator and have done lots of woodland work, fencing and ménages. I have done tractor hedge cutting and roadside verge cutting. I also have my shotgun licence and am very used to using a chainsaw.
Start: 20/01/2020 Finish: 29/02/2020
East & East Anglia