Or keeping the nation’s food supply running smoothly? Or enriching communities' lives by contributing to the upkeep of the nation’s green spaces?
A rewarding, challenging and varied career awaits in the agricultural, grasscare and power equipment industries. A new careers guide has just been published by The Landbased Education and Training Committee (LE-TEC), the guide is aimed at informing school leavers and others of the wide range of opportunities in the agricultural, grasscare and power equipment industry.
The 16 page brochure, World of Opportunity, features information on manufacturers and suppliers, apprenticeship opportunities, the dealer sector, industry training schemes and further/higher colleges and universities. It contains info and profiles on those currently working in the industry including apprentices, technicians, sales and parts specialists and employers.
Owner of Garden Trader, Duncan Murray-Clarke, says, “Now is such an exciting time to be joining the agricultural, grasscare and power equipment industries. The cutting edge technology which drives this industry is some of the most advanced out there. “Developments in robotic mowing, precision farming, drone technology, state-of-the-art machinery which maintains international sporting stadia – all of these are at the cutting edge of technological innovation. And for those looking to embark on a rewarding and varied career, this industry is perfect for young people with skills in I.T, science, communications and engineering.”
To view a digital version of a World Of Opportunity click here.