Horticulture Apprentice Pettyfer Landscaping

Enthusiastic, vibrant company with bags of experience is looking for an apprentice to join our team. Job comes with a van and expenses paid, along with other benefits. From being an apprentice himself, the company owner is enthusiastic to create talented, knowledgeable and qualified gardeners who can go on to succeed in an ever-expanding industry.

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Closing date: 24 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £7.50 P/H Dependant on candidate

  • Working week

    8.00am - 4pm (some flexibility required) 30 min lunch break + tea breaks Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 May 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

●              All aspects of garden maintenance

●              Hedgecutting

●              Mowing

●              Turf management

●              Planting

●              Strimming

●              Weeding

●              Pruning

●              Tool maintenance

●              Tool upkeep

●              Clearing

●              Aspects of hard landscaping when required

●              Engaging with clients and staff

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

You will attend Berkshire College of Agriculture on a day release programme weekly where you will partake in theory based sessions
First Aid course and Pa theory of spraying pesticides is part of the course
Level 2 Diploma in Landbased Horticulture on completion of Apprenticeship
Functional skills in English & Maths unless exempt
An assessor will visit you in the work place every eight weeks

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Rapid progression within growing company.

From apprentice to team leader to area manager to contracts manager.

Full time post available on completion of apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Physical fitness, Excellent time keeping, Enthusiasm to learn


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

Things to consider

DBS checks due to the nature of some of the sites Sites are around Surrey, company van will be provided (Driving license required). 1 month probation period to see whether candidate is suitable for the role. This can be extended

About the employer

Dynamic, growing landscape gardening company in the heart of Surrey. Providing their clients with both landscape design and maintenance services for prestigious, high end homes. The business prides itself on excellence both in a practical sense and high-end customer service throughout project life cycle.


Pettyfer Landscaping


152a Ruxley Lane



KT19 9JS

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Training provider



Jenny Hyam


Apprenticeship standard

Horticulture or landscape construction operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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