Apprentice Grounds Person DH AND JC MANSFIELD PROPERTIES LLP

The apprentice will be based at The Old Wood, Betley. Occasional work at other sites will be required from time to time. Working alongside our experienced head gardener the apprentice will undertake all aspects of maintaining a large formal garden of 11 acres, with a small 6 hole golf course within the grounds.

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Closing date: 12 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00 - £300.00

  • Working week

    8am - 5pm (Mon - Fri)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001281734

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Gardening - formal
  • Grass mowing
  • Tree work
  • Machinery cleaning & maintenance
  • Golf course upkeep
  • Lake & waterways maintenance
  • General cleaning & grounds upkeep
  • Gardening Fruit
  • Gardening Vegetables

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Any previous experience in gardening and grounds keeping.

Personal qualities

  • Strong work ethics.
  • Polite and courteous manner.
  • Honesty and reliability.

Qualifications required

GCSE (Grade C or above) or equivalent would be an advantage, however not essential as functional skills are offered as part of the framework.

Future prospects

On- going training both formal college and on job to develop full skill sets for the wide range of requirements this position demands.

About the employer

Property maintenance company

Employer

DH AND JC MANSFIELD PROPERTIES LLP

Address

The Old Wood

Betley Hall Gardens

Betley

CW3 9BB

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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 Maths, English & ICT, as well as the level 2 Diploma in Work-based Horticulture. 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: 12 Oct 2017