A Higher Apprenticeship is a work based learning programme at Level 4 where the learner is "earing while learning". The Agricultural Management pathway is appropriate for unit managers who have responsibility for the management of a particular enterprise - i.e. sheep or beef unit
The Agricultural business management pathway is appropriate for an Assistant Farm Manager who assists a Farm Manager in the management of a farm. The Apprentice will be employed or self employed and will receive at least the minimum Apprentice wage. Deleivery may include attendance at college one day a week, short block release or distance learning. The learner should achieve the Level 4 Apprenticeship Framework within the agreed timescale.
Learners who successfully complete this Higher Apprenticeship can progress onto other Higher Education Courses.
City & Guilds Level 4 Certificate in Work-based Agricultural Management
City & Guilds Level 4 Diploma in Work-based Agricultural Business Management
Pathway 1 & 2
Edexcel BTEC Level 4 Certificate in Project Management for Land-based industries
Essential Skills must be achieved in order for a successful completion: -
Coursework, assignments, work based observations and work based evidence
The Agriculture industry want the entry requirements for the Higher Apprenticeship to be flexible, so therefore has suggested that one of the following should be completed: -