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Horticultural Apprentice MADE WELL COMMUNITY INTEREST COMPANY

Made-Well are looking to recruit a Horticultural Apprentice to join their team. As an apprentice at Made-Well you will work alongside colleagues and clients maintaining the gardens within the site.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    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 9am-4pm

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000085678

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice at Made-Well you will get to help out in the gardens, working alongside colleagues and clients to maintain the site, as well as get involved with the following duties:

  • Garden maintenance
  • Grass cutting and strimming
  • Weeding
  • Working in the poly tunnels
  • Propagation
  • Willow weaving

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

  • You will achieve a Level 2 Horticultural qualification 
  • You will be required to attend Bicton College for block release training

During your apprenticeship you will be required to achieve:

  • Emergency first aid: Level 3 award in emergency first aid at work
  • Pesticides: Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides Guidance OR Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides

Apprentices without level 2 English and maths must achieve level 1 and take the test for level 2 before taking the end-point assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential to progress to the Level 3 Horticultural Operative Apprenticeship 
  • Potential to progress with the company 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade D/3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade D/3) Essential

Things to consider

Due to the nature of the role the apprentice will be required to complete a CRB check before starting work. Work site is close to public transport routes.

About the employer

Made-Well provides purposeful and positive opportunities. We reach out to all people. especially those with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, mental illness and loneliness. Adding value to your life and your community.

Employer

MADE WELL COMMUNITY INTEREST COMPANY

Address

WEST FISHLEIGH

HATHERLEIGH

OKEHAMPTON

EX20 3QA

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Training

Training provider

CORNWALL COLLEGE

Contact

Ceri

01209617826

Apprenticeship standard

Horticulture or landscape construction operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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