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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.

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


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  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4.30 pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    02 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

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

Desired skills

  • Driving
  • Computer literate
  • Clear ability to communicate

Personal qualities


Desired qualifications

  • GCSE maths C or above
  • GCSE English C or above

Future prospects

  • 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.


Overbury Enterprises


Estate Office


Nr Tewkesbury

GL20 7NR

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Warwickshire College


Lorna Walters

Horticulture or landscape operative level 2.

Emergency first aid: Level 3 award in emergency first aid at work.

Pesticides: Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides Guidance OR Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides

Apprenticeship standard

Horticulture or landscape operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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