Horticulture Apprentice JAMES JOHN DIGBY HEXT, SALLY ANNE HEXT
JJD & SA Hext are offering an exciting opportunity to join their team as a Horticulture Apprentice and gain an insight into the industry. You will be involved in the full process of vegetable production from seeding and planting of vegetables, to harvesting and preparation, amongst other duties.
Closing date: 17 Feb 2023
Payment will depend on their location, age and experience but start at £6/hr to rise incrementally every 6 monthly review should the applicant show appropriate progression.
Total hours per week: 32
Possible start date
13 Apr 2023
19 Jan 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Daily duties will include:
- Seeding and germinating our own vegetable modules
- Planting the vegetable modules with a tractor operated planter and by hand
- Training and pruning polytunnel vegetables
- Developing planting schedules
- Weeding, harvesting, preparing and washing vegetables ready for restaurants
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will be working towards a Level 2 Horticulture Apprenticeship Standard.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
There is the option to progress on to a Level 3 Apprenticeship or a full-time study programme at the college upon sucessfully completing this Horticulture Operative Standard.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade C/4) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
JAMES JOHN DIGBY HEXT, SALLY ANNE HEXT
Horticulture or landscape construction operative
Level 2 (GCSE)
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