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Crop Technician

Increasing crop and plant yields whilst maintaining and improving the environment.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £15,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • maintaining and operating machinery
  • preparing growing mediums for maximum yield
  • controlling pests, weeds and diseases
  • harvesting techniques
  • keeping accurate records
Qualifications

None specified.

Professional registration

None specified.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.