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This Modern Apprenticeship is for employees who are completely new to game and wildlife management, and for existing employees looking to build their skills. It’s suitable for employees working in or taking up a position such as ghillie, under-keeper or game farm worker.
Your employee will study for a qualification in one of:
Candidates don’t need previous experience at this level.
Once they complete their apprenticeship, your employees should be able to carry out a number of roles, including:
Successful apprentices may also move on to other qualifications, such as HNC or degree courses in environmental conservation, conservation biology or wildlife management.
We contribute towards training costs
We do this by paying the learning provider directly in incremental payments throughout the course of the apprenticeship.
Use our Modern Apprenticeship Contribution Table to work out the funding level for this framework.
An enhanced funding contribution is paid for employees who are aged 16 – 19. For those who are disabled and care-experienced, this is extended up to and including age 29.
Speak to a range of learning providers to find the best deal and agree on a flexible approach to meet the needs of your business.
Who pays the apprentice?
Like any other employee of your business, you’ll pay the Modern Apprentice's wages. This is not set by SDS, but we do encourage all employees to pay the living wage. Remember, you must pay at least the National Minimum Wage.
It will take between 12-24 months to complete.
The next step is to find a learning provider that offers this apprenticeship.
Call our employer engagement team to find out more about Modern Apprenticeships.0800 783 6000