Apprentice Horticulture Operative (Soft Landscaping) 4TH CORNER LTD
An exciting opportunity to work as an Apprentice Landscape Operative whilst attending college and working towards a L2 qualification in Horticulture. Assigned to our Soft Landscaping division, you will work alongside our friendly and experienced teams of landscapers & will learn how to deliver a range of horticultural & soft landscaping services.
Closing date: 30 Aug 2022
£8,754.20 to £17,290.00
£ 5.05 hourly rate to start
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).Minimum Wage Rates
Total hours per week: 35.0
Possible start date
01 Sep 2022
11 Jun 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Prepare and train for a full-time role with 4th Corner after completion of your apprenticeship
4th Corner Apprentices combine working with block release learning at College, who provide ongoing mentoring and on-site assessment
Your day-to-day duties will involve:
Planting to a scheme from plans
Turfing and seeding lawns
Clearing and preparing areas for landscaping
Planting and pruning trees and shrubs
Weeding and other maintenance activity
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
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
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Successful completion of this apprenticeship will stand you in good stead for a career in horticulture.
There is also the potential for educational progression onto a Level 3 Horticulture course.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
Horticulture or landscape operative
Level 2 (GCSE)
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