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Grounds Maintenance Apprentice Riverside Caravan Park

We are looking for a new apprentice to work alongside our experience team. The role is multi trade which entails grounds work, basic construction, plumbing, electrics and joinery work. There is the ability to train in a number of different areas beyond this, including horticulture, gas etc

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Closing date: 15 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00

  • Working week

    Mon to Fri

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    16 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    10 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001736763

  • Positions

    1 available

Daily Duties: 

  • Maintenance of the grounds, through strimming, hedge trimming and chainsaw work
  • Flagging and construction of retaining walls
  • Construction of foundations and concrete bases
  • Connection of vans to main services of the park
  • Repair of caravans and basic after sales
  • Digging out drains, footings and other areas
  • Moving of static and touring caravans
  • Upkeep of caravan park grounds machinery
  • Dealing with customer's requests and problems
  • Communication with reception staff and managers

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Multi trade, plumbing, electrics and joinery
  • Construction skills
  • Operation of machinery
  • Timekeeping
  • Use of machinery and plant

Personal qualities

  • Attention to detail
  • Hard working
  • Willing to learn
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to be left to work on their own

Desired qualifications

4 GCSE’s at grades A*- D (9-4) including Maths and English (or equivalent).

Candidates who have not attended an Apprenticeship Interview at LMC prior to Interview must achieve at least a Level 1 on the Initial Assessment to be complete prior to enrolment. 

Future prospects

  • Further training opportunities to diversify into other skills
  • Ability to work in different locations
  • Promotion as the business expands

Things to consider

  • Bus and train links available

About the employer

We are a caravan park, golf course and luxury lodge park. We also have a farm, enabling a varied degree of work and locations.

The caravan park has 241 static pitches, 50 seasonal tourers and 61 touring pitches. The golf course is an 18 hole course, with clubhouse, 6 glamping pods and 17 luxury lodge pitches.

Employer

Riverside Caravan Park

Address

Bentham

Lancaster

LA2 7FJ

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Training

Training provider

LANCASTER AND MORECAMBE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lancaster & Morecambe College

Contact

Mhairi MacVicar 01524 521483 m.macvicar@lmc.ac.uk

Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Relevant training will be provided through Lancaster & Morecambe College

Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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