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Apprentice Groundworker PREMIER GARDENS LTD

Premier Gardens are looking for an enthusiastic person to come and join our team. They will report to the Head of Groundworks and will be shown all elements allowing you to develop the necessary skill to complete your apprenticeship. You will be interpreting design specifications to prepare a construction site ready for structural building works to take place.

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,168.00

  • Working week

    8am – 4:30pm Monday – Thursday 8am – 3:30pm Friday

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    3 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000125576

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Daily responsibilities will be:

Assisting the Head Groundworker with hard landscaping duties including:

  • Paving & flagging
  • Cutting
  • Mixing mortar
  • Ensuring the working area is kept clean and tidy
  • Adhering to all health and safety legislation

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

  • Full Level 2 Groundworker Standard
  • Day release to college is required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The possibility of full-time employment on the successful completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, Reliable, Friendly, Enjoys working outdoors, Enthusiastic

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) Essential

Things to consider

Outdoor working in all weathers and conditions.

About the employer

Premier Gardens (a Newcastle upon Tyne based company) specialises in all aspects of garden design, landscape construction and domestic commercial garden maintenance. Premier Gardens have built up a distinguished reputation in the local area and our landscaping services have always met with great customer satisfaction. Our services range from garden design to the construction of landscaped gardens and grounds maintenance. We work closely with the leading garden designers in the North East of England who will shape your garden for today and the future. We offer our clients a reliable, professional and competitive service. We have a vast knowledge of plants, learned from working at some of the regions most successful garden centres, therefore ensuring that any required planting / soft landscaping will be in keeping with any landscape design.

Employer

PREMIER GARDENS LTD

Address

DALTON HOUSE COTTAGE

DALTON

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

NE18 0AA

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Training

Training provider

CITY OF SUNDERLAND COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Groundworker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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