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Groundworks Apprentices Tamar Landscapes Ltd

Tamar Ltd is looking for two groundworks apprentices to join their landscaping and gardening team in Plymouth.

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Closing date: 20 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    You will be working around 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, depending on travel time each day.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

The successful candidates will gain experience within a construction site environment, as a Groundworker. Performing duties such as excavations, site waste removals, foundations, engineering works, drainage, external finishing, top soil, landscaping, tarmac, kerbing, paving, concreting works, placing internal drainage and connecting external drainage. Foul and storm drainage including manholes varying in size from concrete.

This role will also include general site labouring duties as required during the working day. The ideal candidate will have some knowledge of the construction environment, ideally within Groundworks or general labouring but its not essential.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful apprentices will need to be keen, motivated, professional and hardworking.

Personal qualities

In order to be successful for this role, you will need to be punctual, enthusiastic and eager to learn a new trade.

Desired qualifications

Qualifications required for this role, include A*-E (9-2) in maths and English or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

They are looking for an apprentice who is keen to learn and eager to progress their career in construction and civil engineering.

About the employer

Tamar Ltd, established in 2018, are a fast growing company working with large commercial projects. They offer a unique blend of landscaping and groundworks services, completing everything from bespoke garden packages to commercial groundworks and landscaping.


Tamar Landscapes Ltd



Morice Street Morice Street



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Training provider

Skills Group

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills to Group Ltd


Skills Group 01752 332442

The Apprenticeship in Groundworks consists of:

  • Level 2 Ground Worker Standard
  • Construction Skills Health, Safety and Environment test – CSCS Test

As part of the apprenticeship programme, attendance is required at our Skills Group training centre for one day per week. All other aspects of the qualification will be delivered on-site by the employer. You will have regular visits every six to eight weeks from your designated Skills Group assessor, who will monitor your progress during your apprenticeship training.

Whilst at the Skills Group training centre, you will learn the necessary skills and gain experience to help you throughout your role. Part of your training will be knowledge and theory based, whilst the rest will be practical.

As an additional qualification you will also achieve your Emergency First Aid and Health and Safety Certificate, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.

As part of your apprenticeship Skills Group will also support you to complete your online CSCS test, which will enable you to apply for your CSCS Card. This shows that you are at the required competent level to carry out site work with the employer.

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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