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Level 3 Poultry Technician Apprenticeship

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Level 3

Study Mode



1.5 - 2 years

Start Date

Any Time

The course

Do you have some experience working in the poultry industry? This apprenticeship will enable you to devellop the skills needed for management and control of a poultry farm or hatchery unit. You will be released to study during your working week.

Course Information

  • To develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours as required for employment and future career progression within the industry.
  • Anatomy, diseases and feeding requirements
  • Health, safety, hygiene, welfare and biosecurity legislation
  • Standard operation procedures
  • Performance requirements including cost, growth, waste, hygiene and safety matrix
  • Bird handling

You must have appropriate employment in the poultry industry. It is preferable that you have GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 or above.

You will develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours through theory and practical-based lessons.

You will be released from work one day per week to undertake training at college.

Employed within the industry, you will work 30 - 40 hours per week.
You will be assessed through an end point assessment (EPA) and graded pass or distinction. Please note that the duration does not include the EPA.
  • Stationery, such as pens and paper
  • An electronic device to access online learning, i.e. a laptop
You may progress to a higher-level course at the college.
You may be able to progress to management level roles within the poultry industry.

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