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Apprenticeship standard: packhouse line leader

Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the agriculture and horticulture production sector.


Apprenticeship standard for a packhouse line leader

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This document is relevant to:

  • employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
  • training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available

This standard is not yet ready to use.

An apprenticeship standard is only available for delivery when both the standard and assessment plan is approved and a funding band (core government contribution) has been assigned to the standard.

Under our reforms, employer-designed standards will replace frameworks, and will be clear and concise. From 2017 to 2018 as many apprenticeship starts as possible will be on the new standards.

Employers involved in creating this standard

If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the packhouse line leader standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the trailblazer contact:

The standard for a packhouse line leader was developed by:

  • R J & A E Godfrey
  • Warden Farming Co Ltd
  • Farmcare
  • Velcourt Farms
  • The Euston Estate
  • H. S. Temple & Son
  • SFR Farming Ltd
  • Bridge Farm
  • Ray Brown and Partners
  • Abbey View Produce Ltd
  • Anglo Aquatic Plant Ltd
  • Ashfield Nursery Ltd
  • G and C Produce Ltd
  • Gee Vee Enterprises Ltd
  • Glinwell PLC
  • MBJSC Ltd
  • Stubbins Ltd
  • UK Salads Ltd
  • Valley Grown Salads Ltd
  • Elsham Linc Ltd
  • BQP
  • Dalehead Foods
  • Moy Park
  • Ermine Farms
  • LKL Farming
  • Bernard Matthews Ltd
  • Faccenda Group
  • P D Hook (Group) Ltd
  • Hall Hunter Partnership
  • Co-Operative Food
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Sainsbury’s
  • Tesco
  • Waitrose