Horticulture Landscape Operative Apprenticeship Level 2 THE HORNIMAN PUBLIC MUSEUM AND PUBLIC PARK TRUST
The scheme is an academic & vocational programme, the Apprentice will receive supervised training as a Gardener in the Horniman Gardens, working with the horticultural teams on garden maintenance. This is funded by Worshipful Co of Gardeners via C & G & is provided in partnership with CMC to enable the apprentice to undertake training towards recognised qualifications.
Closing date: 02 Dec 2022
During college holidays, the apprentice will work the full day week at the Horniman. The apprentice will also be granted 3 days of study leave in addition to their holiday allowance, to be taken at any time during the 24 month apprenticeship.
Total hours per week: 35
Possible start date
05 Jan 2023
15 Nov 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Work within a garden open to the public is very varied. In addition to many seasonal tasks (such as irrigation in summer, leaf clearing in autumn), a typical week could include:
- Check on plants growing in our nursery.
- Weeding of borders.
- Lawn Mowing.
- Planting up of borders or pot displays.
- Digging, mulching, leaf raking.
- Tidying plants in the tropical butterfly house.
- Supporting volunteers during a voluteers session, supporting Horniman staff in the preparation of events in the garden, and many other tasks.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
The qualification at the end of the apprenticeship will be a Horticulture Landscape Operative Apprenticeship Level 2 Award.
You will also have gained the minumum of a Level 1 in functional skills Maths and English if you did not have the qualifications at the start of the apprenticeship.
Emergency Fist Aid at work.
Pesticides PA1 and PA6.
The training with the employer will be done at Horniman Museum in London SE23.
The one day block release at college will be at one of the Capel Manor College campuses nearest to where you live. Gunnersbury Park, Regents Park or Enfield.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
With the skills acquired during the apprenticeship, possible career paths could lead to a gardener position within a public garden, roles in garden centres or nurseries, garden maintenance and many other possibilities within the horticultural industry.
Each apprentice will be given the opportunity to grow within the organisation. During the apprenticeship scheme, the apprentice will work with qualified members of staff and be provided the support and guidance required to develop horticultural and maintenance skills and experience.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade C/4 or equivalent) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
CAPEL MANOR COLLEGE
Horticulture or landscape construction operative
Level 2 (GCSE)
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