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New apprenticeship standards launched to attract poultry workers


May 26, 2018
By Farming UK

The British poultry industry has today launched a new apprenticeship standard for poultry workers, creating a pipeline to bring skilled workers into the sector.

A cross-industry group, which includes the NFU, British Poultry Council (BPC) and Poultec, has launched the new initiative at the Pig and Poultry Fair.

It is a significant investment from the poultry sector in its workforce, and strengthens the existing Poultry Passport.

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The apprenticeship places a greater emphasis on all-round development, which could include a work-based diploma and assessments which consider the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed for an apprentice to be properly trained. | READ MORE