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Garden Maintenance Apprentice Oaklands Landscaping Ltd

Established and Employee-Owned garden maintenance company is looking to build the next generation of plant experts. We maintain over 300 private gardens, including some of the region’s most prestigious and iconic properties.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    9 hour working days 7:15am – 5:15pm Mon, Weds, Thurs, Fri (exc breaks) 8 hours per day after breaks Plus paid study time

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We have several teams operating daily; usually a foreman with an able assistant or apprentice. We work from a staffed commercial unit and the company has been established for 30 years. Some of our staff have worked here for nearly 20 years. Career progression is a very real prospect for outstanding candidates. Be prepared for year-round outdoor working, early starts, long days and hard work, but our core team are employed full-time, year-round, and we invest heavily in training to ensure our attempts to be the best are well resourced.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Cutting grass
  • Edging and Maintaining beds
  • Pruning
  • Leaf blowing
  • Hedge trimming
  • Planting  

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good team player
  • Excellent customer services

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Committed
  • Enthusiastic
  • Motivated

Desired qualifications

  • Basic level maths and English are required
  • A full driving license is required due to the requirement of being able to drive work vehicles

Future prospects

Be too good to lose and you will be retained on a full-time contract.

Things to consider

Long days, all weather working, year-round. Long days, tough demands from HQ. Everyone here wants to be doing this. We work harder than anyone else to be better than everyone else

About the employer

Established 30 years and in 2019 became Employee-Owned. HQ in Chesham, most jobs Amersham, Beaconsfield, Gerrards Cross & Chesham. 


Oaklands Landscaping Ltd


Unit 10

Alma Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Berkshire College of Agriculture


Nikki Neal 01628 827530

  • Level 2 Apprenticeship
  • Day release into college
  • End Point Assessment at the end of programme
  • Maths and English may be required dependent on GCSE results or equivalent qualifications

Apprenticeship standard

Horticulture or landscape operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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