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Apprentice Landscape/Horticulture operative R.P Hall and sons

Apprentice garden maintenance operative working for a small family business on over 50 large varied sites.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    April-October from 7am to 5 pm Monday-Friday November- March from 8 am -4 pm Monday-Friday

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working as a team to maintain a large variety of sites, the likes of large domestic gardens, 10 schools, factories, sheltered accommodation, nursing homes, communal gardens of flats and housing estates.

You will be:


Hedge trimming

Maintaining borders

Clearing leaves

Litter picking

Athletic and football pitch marking

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

Emergency first aid: Level 3 award in emergency first aid at
Pesticides: Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of
Pesticides Guidance OR Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of
English and maths: Apprentices without level 2 English and
maths must achieve level 1 and take the test for level 2 before
taking the end-point assessment.

Qualification achieved: L2 Horticulture/Landscape operative

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade A-C; 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Working in all weathers, role requires a lot of lifting, if you like sitting in the van all day this job is not for you.

About the employer

Friendly, hard working


R.P Hall and sons





CV33 9LE

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Horticulture or landscape operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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