Horticulture Apprentice Mali Ltd

They require a highly self-motivated person with good horticultural knowledge who is capable of working on their own initiative and in collaboration with the maintenance supervisor to maintain top-end gardens.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £122.50

    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    Summer – 8-5.30 and Winter 8-3.30 Mon-Friday

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    20 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001297961

  • Positions

    1 available

Main duties:

  • Carrying out general garden maintenance, including mowing, pruning and mulching
  • Tree and shrub planting 
  • Encouraging the development of new plants 
  • Following set procedures on Health and Safety, working practices and reporting all  issues to do with the well-being of the client’s gardens

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Skills required: 

  • Good horticultural knowledge 
  • Ability to deal with clients professionally and diplomatically 
  • Ability to act pro-actively in ensuring all gardens stay well maintained

Personal qualities

  • Hard Working
  • Good Communication skills

Qualifications required

GCSE’s or equivalent Maths and English C’s or functional skills desirable.

Future prospects

Possible progression to a permanent role.

Things to consider

Will be required to attend Broomfield College once a week so will need to live on a bus route or drive.

About the employer

At Landmark, we are a family run business providing a complete garden la At Landmark, we are a family run business providing a complete design, build and maintenance service for gardens. We are specialists in garden landscaping based in Nottingham we are able to service all surrounding areas. landscaping based in Nottingham we are able to service all surrounding areas

Employer

Mali Ltd

Address

1 Trenton Drive

Long Eaton

Nottingham

NG10 2EG

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Training provider

  • Horticulture level 2
  • Functional Skills (If required)
  • ERR Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • PLTS – Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care > Horticulture and Landscape Operative

Training provider

DERBY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derby College

Contact

sarah poyser sarah.poyser@derby-college.ac.uk


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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017