Hereford vocational training (HVT) aims to introduce students to working life in the land based sector, construction and the armed forces. Students are from challenging backgrounds and often classed as having educational and behavioural needs. Started Three years ago to provide vocational training and certification for students not interested in school ! Courses are being introduced in order to inform students of the requirements for service in the armed forces. The business has grown to a level where further staff will be required in the near future.
The ability to communicate with and work with others is the foundation for a successful working career, a notion often not understood by students. Short courses along with training throughout the academic year are conducted culminating with some students achieving LANTRA certification in certain subjects.
HVT is a fledgling business with opportunities existing for individuals to train and mentor students in a work based setting. Maximum no of students being Three to One in order to maximise the learning experience for students. HVT offers opportunities for anybody thinking of a career in in training teaching farming care work or starting their own business.
How we can help you
Job shadowing and work attachments are available with HVT. This can involve anything from farm work and skills training, to training and mentoring educational and behavioural need students. Thus allowing calculated decisions to be made regarding pathways to your own future training and employment. There are no time limits to any training you undertake or attachments to HVT and experience is not an issue.
Business mentoring, advice and support is available including talks from and visits to a whole range of businesses. Visits to businesses, large and small scale egg production units, farm shops and butchery units. Recycling facility, metal fabrication unit. Special need schools and care homes. If it isn’t listed we will try and find one to suit your needs.
HVT is also a full time learning provision for students excluded from mainstream education so opportunities can exist for those interested in teaching, training or care work. Service personnel can help students by offering guidance and training based upon their knowledge and experiences gained in the armed forces.
Introduction to and preparation for working life in a land based setting. Students that attend HVT it is very much a bespoke offering creating their own programme therefore the experience can be anything from tractor driving, hand tools welding and machinery maintenance. Beef, sheep pig and poultry tasks, including butchery should you be that way inclined.
HVT is based in Herefordshire with plenty of sensibly priced accommodation. Soon accommodation will be available on site.
We can provide guidance on qualifications through LANTRA
HVT is very much a bespoke offering, just ask and we will endeavour to provide. You will be surprised how the experience and skills acquired in the forces prepares you for the future.