Apprentice Landscaper - Horticulture Charlies Homes & Gardens Ltd

Embarking on a career within the Landscaping industry, assisting with hard and soft landscaping.

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Closing date: 07 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £152.00

  • Working week

    40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    20 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    22 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001235988

  • Positions

    1 available

You will be learning all aspects of hard and soft landscaping.

Your main duties will consist of:

  • Build and landscape gardens
  • Clearing waste/greenery
  • Hard and soft labouring
  • Maintaining the environment
  • Tidying up at the end of the day

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Hardworking
  • Willing to learn

Personal qualities

  • Ambitious
  • A good team player
  • Polite
  • Good with time keeping

Qualifications required

GCSE grade D or above in English and Maths or equivalents accepted

Future prospects

You will be able to gain a career within the Landscape Gardening business.

Things to consider

This job is physically demanding and you will be required to work outside in all weathers. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

Landscape Gardening company based in rural Hampshire

Employer

Charlies Homes & Gardens Ltd

Address

The Cottage

Heathman Street

Stockbridge

SO20 8EW

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Training provider

Competence based qualification - evidence that you can complete specific tasks within the workplace. For example and NVQ or Work-based Diploma.

  • Level 1 Functional Skills - Maths English
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Horticulture

Training provider

SPARSHOLT COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sparsholt College Hampshire

Contact

Karen Jackson 01962 797452 karen.jackson@sparsholt.ac.uk


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Closing date: 07 Oct 2017