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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
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, viticulture).
Livestock Buyer
Viticulture & Oenology Manager
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
Full range of routine work to layout, plant, maintain and harvest woodland
Establishment & Maintenance
Harvesting
Arboriculture and Forestry Manager
Supervise and manage woodland including both surveying and regulatory work
Forest Manager/Officer
Arboriculture and Forestry Professional
Overall management of a tree collection, tree teams (including volunteers), operations, planting and the wider use of woodlands by the community
Aboricultural Consultant
Arboretum Curator
Tree Surgeon
Conservation and Countryside Worker
Work in and maintain the countryside and waterways paying significant attention to the environment and heritage issues
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
Conservation and Countryside Professional
Manage tracts of the countryside, whole estates, national parks and waterways often using specialist environmental and ecological knowledge
Ecological Consultant
Ecological Scientist
Landscape Ecologist
Environmental Impact Assessor
National Park/Nature Reserve Warden
Game and Pest Control Technician
Active and practical management of all wildlife and flora, some of which is unwanted, with a high regard to health and safety
Game Manager
Provide advice and manage all aspects of game, habitat and shooting
Headkeeper
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 Professional
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Plant Breeder
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
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