For someone of such a young age, Robin already had in-depth knowledge of farm work thanks to his involvement in running the family farm. Opting to complete the apprenticeship on his own farm Robin and his assessor were able to select units of study best suited to the family farm so Robin could get the full benefit of the apprenticeship programme.
As the apprenticeship progressed, Robin was able to take on more responsibility for the administrative side of the business such as recording births and registering movements. He’s even started rearing his own beef-cross calves taking personal responsibility for aspects of the venture.
Robin also does some relief work on a local dairy farm, he had a good attendance record and always showed up for online sessions held during the pandemic. His work referred to examples from his experience to demonstrate his understanding. During the practical observations, Robin proved himself to be exceedingly competent.