L2 Horticulture/Landscape Apprentice Overbury Enterprises
This role will give you experience in many differing styles of gardening from the productive Kitchen gardens to the Wildflower rich meadows and exquisite formal lawns. You will learn high horticulture and well as amenity horticulture.
Closing date: 01 Aug 2022
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 37.50
Possible start date
02 Aug 2022
08 Sep 2021
Level 2 (GCSE)
The Day-to-Day role will involve working with all the garden team doing a mix of estate amenity work and high-end horticulture. You will have a varied role where you try a large assortment of tasks.
Typical responsibilities include:
- Assisting with the cultivation and maintenance of all plants, shrubs, trees
- Managing weed/pest/disease control programmes
- Developing new products
- Ensuring that deadlines and quality standards are met within set budgets
- Pruning trees, shrubs and hedges
- Mowing and cutting grass and lawns
- Looking after plants and flowers
- Managing irrigation systems
- Grounds maintenance tasks
Requirements and prospects
- Computer literate
- Clear ability to communicate
- GCSE maths C or above
- GCSE English C or above
- A Career in Horticulture
- Head Gardeners
Things to consider
- A Positive and enthusiastic attitude to work and life
About the employer
We are a rural country estate with extensive Gardens dating back some 300 years. Which include a Capability Brown planted parkland a walled Orchard and Rose Garden, extensive formal lawns, Wildflower meadows and a Woodland Grotto. We also have a Walled kitchen garden which suppliers the court with fresh produce and flowers.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Warwickshire College
Lorna Walters firstname.lastname@example.org
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