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Job for a Student Placement or Apprenticeship in <:>Kent<:>

Farm TypeDairy

Perfectly suited for a middle year student/day or 2 day placement college student or an apprentice.

Our placement offers training across multiple areas of agriculture: Milking, Health and welfare of dairy cows, feed management, tractor work (silaging/ slurry spreading/ reseeding) and machinery maintenance, general farm maintenance, field management and record keeping.  With this placement/apprenticeship you can develop skills fundamental for future employment.  These skills learned on placement will be transferrable across all sectors of agriculture. 

The applicant should have; good time keeping skills, enjoy working outside in all weathers, be physically capable of carrying out duties and looking to build a career in the agricultural industry.  They must also be willing to learn and work as part of a team.

Qualifications GCSE grade C/4 or above are preferred but not as essential as functional skills.

Previous students have gone on directly to have successful futures as contractors, herdsmen/women, trainee farm managers, trainee agronomists and university courses.

Please bear in mind this is a rural position and not accessible by public transport and this position is for an applicant relatively new to the agricultural industry and not for an already long-term agricultural worker.

Accommodation available if necessary.

AreaSouth & South East
Job LengthTemporary
DatesStart: 15/09/2019, Finish: 09/06/2020
Driving License Required?
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeRoom in house
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