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Groundskeeping Apprentice Bugatti Owners Club Ltd

To maintain and improve our motorsport estate. Apprentices will be involved with grass cutting, woodland maintenance and general improviements required. Likewise, they will be expected to attend motorsport events on the occasional weekend to provide support for the estate when the hill is being used and public are in attendance.

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.00

  • Working week

    Competition Season (April – October) Weekdays – 8am – 5pm Event Days (when required, minimum of 10 event days) – 7.30am – 5pm Off Season (October – March) Weekdays – 9am – 2pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001770106

  • Positions

    1 available

We are now recruiting for a Groundskeeping Apprentice to work alongside our Groundskeeper as part of our excellent team of staff at Prescott Speed Hill Climb in Gotherington, Cheltenham. You will undertake a variety of tasks based around:

  • Maintaining our grasslands, woodlands, outbuildings and general
  • Maintenance tasks
  • Hardworking
  • Capable of turning their hand to any task
  • Willing to work event weekends

Prescott Speed Hill Climb hosts 30 days of motorsport competition throughout each summer and is one of the most historic and picturesque hill climb venues in the country.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Communicator
  • Computer Literate
  • Used to using tools
  • Drive a mower

Personal qualities

  • Positive Attitude
  • Pro Active
  • Problem Solver
  • Enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

As a minimum you should have a Level 3 in maths and English GCSE under the new grading system. Alternatively you should have achieved a Grade D(3) as a minimum under the old grading system.

Future prospects

Career in horticulture


About the employer

The Bugatti Owners Club are owners and operators of Prescott
Speed Hill Climb and host 30 days of both competition and
untimed motorsport throughout the summer months. The Club
was established in 1929 to promote motorsport, with the Club
purchasing the 69 acres of Prescott estate in 1938.

Employer

Bugatti Owners Club Ltd

Address

Prescott

Cheltenham

GL52 9RD

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Training

Training provider

WARWICKSHIRE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Warwickshire College

Contact

Lorna Walters lwalters@warwickshire.ac.uk

standards/horticulture-or-landscape-operative/

Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Horticulture/Landscape Operative:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours as defined by the standard
  • Workplace visits and assessments to build portfolio for EPA
  • Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at work
  • Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides Guidance OR Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides
  • Functional Skills in English and maths (if required)

You will be required to compile a portfolio of evidence during the apprenticeship up until gateway - showcases 20% off-the-job training took place.

Apprenticeship standard

Horticulture or landscape operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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