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Apprentice Landscape Site Operative WEST LINDSEY LANDSCAPES LTD

We are offering the right candidate the opportunity to join an established, dynamic team delivering exceptional soft and hard landscaping schemes. The chance to gain work experience whilst securing a recognised qualification in the horticultural sector. Fully supported so the candidate can achieve their full potential.

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Closing date: 01 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,560.00

    Pay can be negotiable, for the right candidate.

  • Working week

    The working week is Monday to Friday, 7am to 4pm plus travel time

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    09 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000041468

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The position will be to undertake landscaping duties under supervision on various commercial contracts, to include, but not exculsively:

Topsoil preparation,

Turf laying,

Membrane laying,

Seed sowing,

Planting,

Mulch/Gravel Spreading,

Safely using power hand tools, such as rotavators, drilling augers, hedge cutters, mowers and strimmers.

To provide assistance with various elements of hard landscaping.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

A work based programme delivered by Riseholme College with weekly attendance and supported by ourselves, the duration of which is 15 - 24 months.

You will gain a qualification upon completion ::

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Horticulture: Landscaping, including Level 2 Diploma in Work-based Horticulture (Landscaping), Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work and Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides

You will be expected to make necessary travel arrangements to attend college.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The company is growing at pace, and as such we are looking to build a successful team of qualified landscapers.  We offer a successful and fulfilling career within West Lindsey Landscapes.  As the teams grow, supervisory positions will become available for the right candiates.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

Willingness to occasionally work under extreme weather conditions, such as wet weather working.

About the employer

West Lindsey Landscapes Ltd is an organically grown business with a primary purpose to satisfy its clients' requirements. Based in Newton on Trent and serving clients nationwide predominantly in the commercial sector, such as residential developments, schools, medical centres and other sectors. We specialise in both hard and soft landscaping schemes. Our services ranging from in-house landscape designs, project management, project implantation and maintenance.

Employer

WEST LINDSEY LANDSCAPES LTD

Address

Furrowlands

Manor Farm,

Newton-on-Trent,

LN1 2ZB

Contact

Kellie Gavin

office@wllandscapes.co.uk

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Training

Training provider

BISHOP BURTON COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Horticulture or landscape construction operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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