Horticulture and Landscape Operative level 2 apprenticeship DTMS Group

DTMS are a family business that have had huge success with previous apprentices. We offer a variety of tasks in the landscaping field, working alongside experienced supervisors, with training available where suitable. From our depot near Thirsk, we supply landscaping, fencing and vegetation clearance services to clients across the North of England.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    To start on £6.50/hr, but may be increased based on performance.

  • Working week

    7.30am to 5pm, but it can be flexible Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Routine grounds maintenance tasks (hedge/grass cutting etc)

Landscaping projects involving planting schemes

Public footpath maintenance

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

Horticulture and Landscape Operative level 2

Askham Bryan College, York

1 week block of study every 8 weeks

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Like many of our previous apprentices, if successful, a full time job will be available. There is progression into team leader and supervisor roles beyond that.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

Work in all weathers and physical lifting / carrying required

About the employer

DTMS Group are an established landscaping company based in North Yorkshire, serving the county, the North of England and beyond.


DTMS Group


The Copse

Dalton Lane




Dan Lazenby



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Horticulture or landscape construction operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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