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Apprentice assistant gardener/landscaper A KEMP GARDEN SERVICES LTD

Opportunity to work in a small, friendly family run business, within the local community. As an apprentice, your duties will include carrying out routine garden maintenance, such as weeding, grass cutting, pruning and hedge cutting.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,400.00

    Wages to be reviewed after 3 months, depending on applicants ability and attitude to work.

  • Working week

    Start time 7.45am Finish 4.00pm In busy times, work during early evening and Saturdays may be available. An applicant should be able to get to and from the yard in the morning and after work.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000117124

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

·         Carry out routine garden maintenance, such as weeding, grass cutting, pruning and hedge cutting

·         Assisting with landscaping projects, including paving, fencing, driveways and garden buildings

·         Learn and use appropriate machinery involved in completing various tasks

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

- Level 2 Landscape and Horticulture apprenticeship qualification

- Pant Place, Bridge Street, Great Bardfield, Braintree, Essex. CM7 4ST. Meet daily at the work yard at this address.

- one day a week training at Writtle University College, Chelmsford, CM1 3RR

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity in the future to take control of projects independently.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Physical fitness, Keen to learn, Interest in horticulture

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 2) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 2) Essential

Things to consider

An applicant should be able to get to and from the yard in the morning and after work. An applicant should consider the fact that they will be working outside in all weather conditions (apart from extreme weather). The role is quite manual, so they need to be able to cope with this.

About the employer

A Kemp Garden services Ltd is a small, family run gardening and landscaping business, serving mainly the local area, completing regular garden maintenance for regular customers and small to big landscaping projects

Employer

A KEMP GARDEN SERVICES LTD

Address

AL-MAR 2 PANT PLACE

BRIDGE STREET

GREAT BARDFIELD

CM7 4ST

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Training

Training provider

WRITTLE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

Contact

apprenticeships@writtle.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Horticulture or landscape construction operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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