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Intermediate Apprenticeship in Agriculture (Crop Production) | Level 2



18th January 2018

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Agriculture (Crop Production) | Level 2

Qualification: Level 2
Course Code: E4184 or O4011
Start Date: Throughout the year
Duration: The framework is expected to take 15 months
Campus: Easton & Otley

Course Summary

This programme covers a range of crop production skills and related practices. The objectives of the course are to ensure the development of practical skills, related background knowledge including health and safety issues and procedures.

Suitable For

Those seeking or employed in their first role within the Arable Farming industry.

Programme Structure

The apprenticeship framework is made up of different nationally recognised qualifications. Including:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Work Based Agriculture (Crop Production)
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Math’s
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • First Aid & 1 other additional employment related qualification

Course Content Includes

  • Cultivate sites
  • Plant crops
  • Maintain the healthy growth of crops
  • Transport harvested crops
  • Prepare and operate a tractor
  • Health and Safety


One week block release in college six times a year, supported with assessment in the workplace

Entry Requirements

4 GCSE's including Maths and English A-E/9-2. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment. 

*those with a level 2 English and/or Maths will be required to sit a BKSB assessment and interview to determine eligibility for an apprenticeship. 


Apprentices successfully completing the Intermediate Apprenticeship have opportunities to progress within the industry by continuing onto the Advanced Apprenticeship in Agriculture or other Further Education courses.

Additional Information

Please note we can offer a Mixed Farming Apprenticeship which covers both Crop Production and Livestock 

If you live in England, are 16+ and not in full time education you could apply for an Apprenticeship. Whatever your background an Apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to work in your chosen career path, in an industry of your choice whilst earning a competitive salary and the opportunity to gain qualifications - even a degree - without building up student debt.

Most of the training will be done on the job working alongside experienced people so you get to practice what you learn in the workplace, developing your knowledge and building your skills. We work with you to develop a successful career with an employer and expect you to be hard working, committed, responsible and willing to work independently and as part of a team.

Entry requirements and levels of Apprenticeships differ and we will support you through the complete application and recruitment process. To have a chat or to find out more get connected with us at connect@eastonotley.ac.uk or call 01603 731317 / 01473 784190.


This job is located in Easton / Otley, Norfolk, Suffolk

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