Land based Workshop Apprentice Ohms Ltd

Apprentice Garden and Landscape Machinery Engineer

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    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

    Monday - Friday 8.30 - 5.00pm. Possible Saturday mornings 9.00 - 12.00 noon

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001317595

  • Positions

    1 available

Training will be with competent and trained mechanics in a busy workshop and College staff:-

  • Servicing
  • Repairing
  • Train in horticultural engineering

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

A person with a lean towards engineering in general, with an appreciation of simple tools and mechanical skills

Personal qualities

  • A positive attitude
  • Keenness to learn
  • Friendly
  • Honest
  • Team player

Qualifications required

GCSE grade D or above in Maths and English or equivalent

Future prospects

To eventually become a full mechanic capable of work in-house and out on site with supervision

About the employer

Long established garden machinery sales and service business based in Pershore, with a good reputation for high quality sales and service, specialising in the sale and installation of Automower robotic lawn mowers.

Employer

Ohms Ltd

Address

13

Bridge Street

Pershore

WR10 1AJ

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Training provider

  • L2 Diploma in Landbased Groundcare Operations
  • Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT if required
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • PLTS
  • Block week training at College

Apprenticeship standard

Land-Based Engineering > Land-based Service Engineer

Training provider

WARWICKSHIRE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Warwickshire College, Evesham


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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017