What will the apprentice be doing?
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Engaging with farmers and growers to provide technical advice and in-field soil and water data to help them optimise nutrient and pesticide usage.
- Develop a good understanding of the pressures on agriculture; facilitating conversation and cooperation between the two industries.
- Collect, collate and analyse of farm and hydrometric data in a safe and sustainable manner.
- Reporting/presenting, verbally and in writing.
- Working outside in all weathers.
Agriculture professional adviser apprenticeship
University of Lincoln; will includedistance learning,assessment in the workplace, and potential block release at the university in Lincoln.What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Become a fully qualified catchment delivery adviser on completion of your apprenticeship.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Self-motivated, Strong work ethic, Flexible, Adaptable Qualifications
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 and above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 and above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Geography, science, or agriculture (Grade A Level) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Geography, science, or agriculture (Grade BTEC) Essential Things to consider
This role is based 30% office based and 70% outdoor based. Do be aware this role involves travel, and regularly visiting farms.