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Horticulture and Landscaping Apprentice Kent Turf Care Limited

You will be learning the trade of a professional landscaping and building business. With multiple learning opportunities along the way.

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Closing date: 28 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 07:30 - 17:00.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    14 Mar 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001699196

  • Positions

    1 available

Working both landscaping and construction, 3 days will be with our maintenance manager, tending to our loyal customer's needs. Mostly:

  • Weeding
  • Mowing
  • Hedge cutting
  • Pruning
  • Garden clearances etc.

The other 2 days a week will be with Don and one other work colleague.

You will be joining them with the construction side learning some new construction skills such as:

  • Driveways
  • Fencing
  • Turfing
  • Artificial turfing
  • Patio
  • Decking etc.

We thrive on our professional levels and ensure that everything is done perfectly. At some points it can be stressful and challenging but you will not be along.

We are looking for someone who is hard working and determined to learn and proceed in the landscaping industry.

Uniform and work boots will be supplied, with a rucksack of all the correct PPE needed for day to day work life.

We try to ensure the workplace is full of laughs, jokes and to make sure that you will have a good day, we are a supporting team and we are always here if to need to talk to anyone.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Time keeping skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Communication skills
  • Outgoing person

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Bubbly
  • Reliable 

Desired qualifications

GCSEs (or equivalent) English and maths, minimum Grade 3/D or above.

Future prospects

Once the Apprenticeship has been achieved you will have the skills, abilities and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers.

Things to consider

Some heavy lifting when handling machinery and materials but not alone, will be assisted by other employees.


About the employer

Don Attfield, Managing Director, of Kent Turf Care Limited has been working in the landscaping industry for over 25 years, from professional sports to domestic and commercial projects, giving him a vast knowledge and experience. He has followed this up with qualifications and commendations for his work. The company has worked hard to become recognised to professional bodies.

With Don's experience and knowledge and his enthusiastic team, no task is too big or too difficult, producing high quality work to meet with the customer's requirements. Whatever you require, we offer an answer to your landscaping dreams.

Employer

Kent Turf Care Limited

Address

2

Sedley Close

Aylesford

ME20 7JG

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Training

Training provider

NORTH KENT COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North West Kent College

Contact

Jasmine Juty 01322629619 jasminejuty@northkent.ac.uk

  • Level 2 Horticulture and Landscape Operative Apprenticeship Standard
  • Working towards Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship standard

Horticulture or landscape operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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