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Agriculture, environmental and animal care

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Agriculture, Land Management and Production Pathway
Technical Occupations Higher Technical Occupations Professional Occupations
Skilled occupations that a college leaver or an apprentice would be entering. Typically require qualifications at levels 2/3 Require more knowledge and skills acquired through experience in the workplace or further technical education. Typically require qualifications at levels 4/5 Occupations where there is a clear career progression from higher technical occupations, as well as occupations where a degree apprenticeship exists
Agricultural Engineering Operative/Technician
Undertake largely routine arable and livestock tasks with some specialisation in either area
Agricultural Engineering Manager
Manage local support and supply of parts for agricultural plant and equipment
Agricultural Diagnostic Technician
Agricultural Engineering Professional
Manage the sale, maintenance and support of agricultural plant and equipment
Agricultural Engineer
Agricultural Operative/Technician
Undertake largely routine arable and livestock tasks with some specialisation in either area
Crop Worker
Livestock Worker
Breeding
Egg Production
Growing
Hatchery
Rearing
Breeding
Egg Production
Grow Out
Hatching
Rearing
Beef
Dairy
Pigs
Sheep
Agricultural Manager
Management of a whole agriculture enterprise or specific sections of an enterprise (e.g. livestock, fisheries).
Livestock Buyer
Agricultural Professional
Provide expert technical support to agricultural business
Agricultural Inspector
Agronomy & Precision Farming Adviser
Nutrition & Fertiliser Adviser
Agronomist
Aquaculture Manager
Farm Manager
Arboriculture and Forestry Operative
A full range of work to plant, maintain, manage and remove or harvest trees and/or woodland
Establishment & Maintenance
Harvesting
Arboriculture and Forestry Supervisor
Supervise the establishment, maintenance, management and removal or harvesting of trees and/or woodland
Forest Manager/Officer
Arboriculture and Forestry Professional
Plan for and manage operations to establish, maintain, manage and remove or harvest trees and/or woodland
Conservation and Countryside Worker
Work in and maintain the countryside and waterways paying significant attention to the environment and heritage issues
Field Biologist
Fisheries Technician
Maintaining & Working with Heritage Assets
Managing Assets & Responding to Major Incidents
Water Level Management, Flood Risk & Drainage
Working with Volunteers
Conservation and Countryside Specialist
Management, maintenance and protection of the countryside, wider environment and waterways
Fisheries Manager
Headkeeper
Conservation and Countryside Professional
Use specialist environmental or ecological knowledge to manage tracts of the countryside, whole estates, national parks and waterways, or provide professional environmental/ecological expertise to organisations across all sectors
Ecological Consultant
Ecological Scientist
Landscape Ecologist
National Park/Nature Reserve Warden
Landscape Horticulture Operative/Technician
The design, construction and maintenance of gardens, designed landscapes and sports turf facilities for private, commercial and community use
Landscape Horticulture Manager
The identification, allocation and management of resources to enable the design, construction and maintenance of gardens, designed landscapes and sports turf facilities for private, commercial and community use
Production Horticulture Operative/Technician
Propagation, production, preparation and delivery/distribution of plants and plant materials for food, non-food and therapeutic human use
Production Horticulture Manager
Identification, allocation and management of resources to enable the propagation, production, preparation, delivery/distribution of plants and plant material for food, non-food and therapeutic human use
Production Horticulture Manager
Viticulture & Oenology Manager
Production Horticulture Professional
Detail to be added
Horticultural Scientist
Animal Care and Management Pathway
Technical Occupations Higher Technical Occupations Professional Occupations
Skilled occupations that a college leaver or an apprentice would be entering. Typically require qualifications at levels 2/3 Require more knowledge and skills acquired through experience in the workplace or further technical education. Typically require qualifications at levels 4/5 Occupations where there is a clear career progression from higher technical occupations, as well as occupations where a degree apprenticeship exists
Animal Care and Welfare Assistant
Routine and detailed care, handling and training of animals
Animal Interaction & Handling
Breeding
Movement & Transportation
Operational/Reception Duties
Rehoming
Veterinary Care Support
Wildlife Rehabilitation
Working Dog Handler
Animal Care Specialist
Active management of the welfare of animals including making care/health interventions usually under supervision
Animal Warden
Animal Welfare Officer
Specialist Veterinary Nurse
Animal Care Professional
Make proactive and specialist interventions for the overall health and well-being of animals
Animal Nutritionist
Animal Physiotherapist
Veterinary Surgeon
Wildlife Rehabilitator
Zoo Curator
Equine Groom/Farrier
Day-to-day welfare, health (including breeding) and training (riding, racing and driving) of horses
Breeding
Driving
Non-Riding
Racing
Riding
Breeding
Driving
Non Riding
Racing
Riding
Equine Specialist
Maintain and sustain the welfare, health and training of horses along with the management of discrete facilities
Equine Dental Technician
Stud Manager