Apprentice Landscape Gardener Lawncare Specialists

A manual, practical vacancy, working in Macclesfield, Manchester and Cheshire within a landscaping company. Work includes regular maintenance of private gardens and commercial properties, installing drainage systems, landscaping, power washing, grit spreading(winter), Lawn treatments. Tree work, planting. Turf cutting and re-laying.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00 - £170.00

  • Working week

    7am -4pm (four days in work place per week) + 1 Day in college each week. During holidays out of term time the apprentice will work 5 days in workplace each week.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001227184

  • Positions

    1 available

• Maintenance of private and commercial grounds
• Maintenance of sports turf
• Scarifying, aeration and nutritional programmes
• Rotavating, turfing, seeding
• Drainage installation
• Landscaping and planting
• Tree work
• Jet washing/salt spreading
• Fencing


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

No previous experience is required as full training will be offered, only requirement is to have a passion for Horticulture

Personal qualities

You should be dedicated, reliable, honest and be well mannered with clients.

Qualifications required

GCSEs English and Maths or equivalent are desirable however not essential as Functional Skills are offered as part of the Apprenticeship Framework.

Future prospects

The right candidate will be offered Full time employment at the end of the apprenticeship.

About the employer

LCS Grounds have evolved to become a top-quality maintenance and landscaping company. We offer bespoke treatments and services to many private and commercial clients, priding ourselves on professional and high standard work.

Employer

Lawncare Specialists

Address

5 Belmont Avenue

Macclesfield

SK10 3JN

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Training provider

Reaseheath Training will be the apprenticeship provider for this Level 2 apprenticeship. The employer will give guidance and support throughout. The Framework of your apprenticeship may include Functional Skills in Math’s, English & ICT. Reaseheath Training also offer optional extra industry qualifications at additional cost. 

Apprenticeship framework

Horticulture

Training provider

REASEHEATH COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Reaseheath College


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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017