From farm to fame: Countryfile presenter and farmer Adam Henson

TV presenter Adam Henson dropped in on the show to tell us more about his career and to talk about why he has joined ‘the T-Team’ to highlight the benefits of the T-Level qualification.

It takes six months to settle into the world of work after landing a new job, according to a survey and the study went on to find three quarters of those polled believe they gained valuable skills from learning on-the-job – something academic learning didn’t provide them.

These included adaptability (27%), communication (26%) and problem solving (19%).

In fact, 44% believe their academic learning didn’t prepare them at all for real-world work situations.

As a result, 37% believe they would have settled into their first job quicker if they’d had prior industry experience.

And 85% of people who have done on-the-job experience would be likely to recommend it to someone about to enter the working world.

TV presenter and farmer, Adam, who champions the Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care T-levels, added: “Hands-on experience doesn’t need to be in someone’s chosen industry to be helpful in their future career.

He told Duncan more on Greenwich Breakfast.


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Countryfile presenter and farmer, Adam Henson. Picture from X.


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