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Apprentice Gardener DJV garden maintenance service

You will also be doing soft landscaping, planting, turfing and jet washing. We are looking for a hardworking, committed person who has the want to learn new skills.

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Closing date: 20 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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 7.30 16.30 Tuesday 7.30 16.30 Wednesday 7.30 16.30 Thursday Off Off Friday 7.30 16.30

    Total hours per week: 34.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    04 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Please list main activities of the job in full detail:

  • Garden and Ground Maintenance
  • Hedge cutters
  • Jet washing
  • Strimmer  
  • Hedge cutting bushes and small trees
  •  Mowing  
  • Bill goat path sweeper
  • Brushing
  • Litter picking
  • Racking
  • Hoeing
  • Planting shrubs and trees
  • Seasonal planting winter and summer
  • Hanging baskets  

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

We are looking for a hardworking, committed person who has the want to learn new skills.

Personal qualities

We are looking for a hardworking, committed person who has the want to learn new skills.

Desired qualifications

GCSES English and Maths or equivalent are desirable however not essential as Functional Skills are offered as part of the Apprenticeship Framework.


Future prospects

As we are a ever growing Company, a full time, permanent position on a competitive starting salary is a potential prospects for any successful candidates

About the employer

DJV is small family business with over 20 years in the Gardening industry.

The Role is 100% outside working in all weather conditions.  We cover most of greater Manchester doing garden maintenance  mainly on large apartments complexes  and some residential gardens on a weekly or fortnightly schedule. You will also be  doing soft landscaping,  planting, turfing  and jet washing.


DJV garden maintenance service



Poplar Grove


M33 3AY

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Reaseheath College


•Reaseheath Training will be the apprenticeship provider for this Level 2 apprenticeship.

•The employer will give guidance and support throughout

•Off-the-job training must make up at least 20% of the apprentice’s contracted hours, over the total duration of the apprentice’s planned training period

•This Standard apprenticeship may include Functional Skills in maths, English & ICT

Apprenticeship standard

Horticulture or landscape operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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