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Apprentice Landscaper Ashwood Services

We are currently looking for an Apprentice Hard Landscaper to join our hardworking team. There is a requirement to be fit and able to fit the demands of the role.

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2021

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 between 8.30am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    28 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001743948

  • Positions

    1 available

Since 2004 Ashwood Services has earned a solid reputation for quality work and top-class service and has been responsible for many landscape projects throughout Hull and East Yorkshire. We are currently looking for an Apprentice Hard Landscaper to join our hardworking team. We enjoy what we do and want the future apprentice to enjoy this industry too as well learn from us.

There is a requirement to be fit and able to fit the demands of the role.

Things to Consider: There is lifting of equipment, and quite a lot of activity and movement involved. We also, within reason, work in all weathers.

We are willing to teach our skills and want someone who is willing to learn.

Landscape Duties Include:

  • Hard and soft landscaping including laying paving, turfing, decking and fencing
  • Site preparation – groundworks and excavation
  • Setting of Levels and Falls
  • Selecting and using tools and equipment consistent with risk assessments
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with colleagues
  • Operate machinery
  • Friendly & Polite Manner
  • Reliability
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Candidate must be confident in dealing with people at all levels
  • A hard working individual who has a proactive approach to their work, with good attention to detail
  • Must have a methodical approach to new tasks and problems

Personal qualities

  • Candidate must be enthusiastic
  • Candidate must be punctual and reliable
  • The candidate must be dedicated to completing the apprenticeship qualifications

Desired qualifications

No qualifications required as full training will be given, but candidate should have a good level of English and maths.

Future prospects

  • Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to full time employment
  • We have already helped 4 apprentice on the career ladder, 2 of which remains with us today and now we want to reopen the apprenticeship role to another person to join us

Things to consider

  • Weekend work may apply
  • The vacancy is based in a rural area and public transport links are minimal. You will need to ensure that you can access the employer and training provider in line with the hours of work
  • If you are short listed for this vacancy you may need to attend more than one interview
  • The role will involve working outdoors / in all weathers / driving agricultural vehicles / using heavy equipment/lifting etc.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Ashwood Services is a well-established Landscaping company that has earned a solid reputation for quality work and top-class service and has been responsible for many landscape projects throughout Hull and East Yorkshire.

Due to consistent and increased workloads over the last year we are looking for a new Apprentice landscaper to grow our hardworking team.

Employer

Ashwood Services

Address

21

Woodland Drive

Hull

HU10 7HG

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Training

Training provider

BISHOP BURTON COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bishop Burton College

Contact

Michelle Bailey michelle.bailey@riseholme.ac.uk

Level 2 - Horticulture and Landscape Operative standard:

  • Training will be delivered mostly in the workplace with an assessor coming to do work-based reviews, assessments and observations
  • One day a week attendance will be required at college to work towards the knowledge part of the apprenticeship and functional skills English and maths if required

Apprenticeship standard

Horticulture or landscape operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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