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Apprenticeships

Poultry Worker

Level 2

Course code: J20P124
Type: Apprenticeship
Duration: 12-15 months
Location: HLNSC - County Training
No fee information available

About the course

A Poultry Worker supports the management of poultry farming sites or operational agriculture (hatchery) units. They oversee the birds’ development at different stages of their life, primarily through maintaining accommodation, preparing and monitoring the environment, and maintaining the necessary health and welfare requirements. This is practical work involving a combination of technology and manual labour, and the role requires compassion, self-motivation and the ability to work both independently and as a team player.

What qualification will I gain?

A certificate of completion from the Institute for Apprenticeships.

Why choose us

HLNSC County Training have industry-qualified assessors and tutors with substantial experience in this subject area, we have achieved significant success in end point assessments and have also established excellent relationships with a range of employers across the region

What you could do next

• Apprentices could progress to a higher technical role in poultry agriculture

Key facts

The key role for a poultry worker is to raise the animals with optimal welfare and consideration for their needs throughout the different stages of their life. This is practical work involving a combination of technology and manual labour. Being a poultry worker requires compassion, self-motivation and the ability to work both independently and as a team player.

Assessment methods

  • The programme is delivered entirely through workplace skills assessment.

  • At the completion of all on programme learning all apprentices will complete and End Point Assessment and for this standard that will involve a Multiple-Choice Test, Practical Skills Assessment with Questions and a Professional Discussion underpinned by a Portfolio of Evidence.

Entry requirements

• Suitable employment on or prior to starting the apprenticeship training programme.

• An appropriate level of maths and English (assessed prior to apprenticeship start)

• Apprentices without English or maths (at Level 2 for a Level 3 Apprenticeship or Level 1 for a Level 2 Apprenticeship) must achieve this prior to taking the End Point Assessment).

• We can support you to achieve the desired level of maths and English, through functional skills taught sessions which are mandatory to attend as part of your programme (you cannot achieve your apprenticeship without the required level of maths and English).

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