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Horticulture Landscape Operative Apprenticeship BOTANIC GARDENER LTD

This is an Apprenticeship position for gardening & ground maintenance duties. Main Duties & responsibilities, weeding, forking, hoeing, mulching & fertilising. Undertake the seasonal planting of trees, shrubs & bedding plants. Undertake informative pruning and management of low level trees & shrubs. Various Horticultural and Environmental Projects

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Closing date: 12 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,004.32 to £17,784.00

    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 to Friday 8am to 4pm

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000067314

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Grass cutting and mowing to all forms of grass and lawn areas
  • Flower beds and shrubberies, tree surgery, hedge cutting
  • Grounds Maintenance, Line marking, Nature Conservation
  • Weed Control, Gritting and snow clearance
  • Maintenance and inspections and much more
  • We work with a range of outside spaces to ensure that they are properly maintained and fulfil their role for visitors and customers.

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

  • Horticulture Operative
  • College one day a week at nearest Campus to where you live
  • Functional Skills Maths and English to Level 2 if you do not already have the qualification
  • Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work
  • Level 2 award in the safe use of pesticides

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Each Apprentice will be given the opportunity to grow within the business, our vision is to grow our own qualified staff, and the apprenticeship scheme is one method of achieving this goal.  During the apprenticeship scheme, the apprentice will work with a qualified member of staff and be provided the support and guidance to progress within the Company


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Presentation skills, Team working, Initiative, Punctual, Reliable, Enthusiasm to learn, Responsible

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade Grade C/4 or equivalent) Desired

Things to consider

The candidate must consider that the role is physically demanding, throughout all variances of weather. Other aspects of the job include early starts in Central London (please think about how you will get to and from work should you apply), be able to cope with regular physical work. Must be willing to work outside in all weathers.

About the employer

Botanics are a small landscape and garden maintenance company, working in Central and North London. We deal with residential and commercial properties for high end clients.

Employer

BOTANIC GARDENER LTD

Address

25 ARLOW ROAD

WINCHMORE HILL

LONDON

N21 3JS

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Training

Training provider

CAPEL MANOR COLLEGE

Contact

Capel Manor College

Apprenticeship standard

Horticulture or landscape operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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