Apprentice Landscape Labourer/Assistant Garden Creations
A rare opportunity has arisen for a new labourer/assistant to work closely with the business owner. The role includes labouring, digging, laying, paving, brickwork, decking, building structures such as pergolas, fencing, edging, planting, and turfing.
Closing date: 30 Jun 2023
Monday to Friday 7.45am to 4.45pm. You will be paid the same rate whilst attending college for 1 day a week. Possibly may be asked to work occasional weekends but this would be unusual.
Total hours per week: 40.0
Possible start date
01 Jul 2023
05 Apr 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
The job involves digging, filling skips, moving materials, and working in uncomfortable weather but it is hugely rewarding to gain the skill and experience necessary to create gardens and driveways that stand out from those created by competitors and go above and beyond our clients' expectations. You will be trained at work in the correct, safe, and efficient use of various small machinery and the correct methods and procedures that we use. The role will give you the opportunity to progress, as you gain skills, to a standard where you will be able to complete any landscaping project from start to finish to the highest standard.
- Building structures such as pergolas
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Level 2 Landscape Construction Operative Apprenticeship
- Weekly day release into Berkshire College of Agriculture (BCA)
- Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)
- Level 2 Functional Skills in maths & English if required
- Assessor visits to employer every 6-8 weeks
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Possible full-time role upon completion of the apprenticeship.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 / C or above) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
148 READING ROAD
THE WINDSOR FOREST COLLEGES GROUP
Horticulture or landscape construction operative
Level 2 (GCSE)
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