Horticulture Crop Technician Apprenticeship ALLENSMORE NURSERIES LTD
An exciting opportunity to take up an apprenticeship at one of the leading UK nurseries supplying first quality plants to UK retailers. You will work in operational, growing and technical areas within the business gaining a broad appreciation of the business and industry as a whole. Duties will include; Irrigation Feeding Potting Trimming
Closing date: 01 Jul 2023
Monday – Friday 8.00am – 4.30 Overtime will be offered and some weekend work may be required.
Total hours per week: 40.0
Possible start date
03 Jul 2023
24 Apr 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
An exciting opportunity to gain an apprenticeship with one of the UK’s leading nurseries supplying ornamental plants to the best retailers in the country.
You will learn a range of critical nursery skills including:
- Pest and disease identification
- Biological pest control
- Record keeping
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Crop Technician Level 3
Level 2 Awards in:
- Safe Use of Pesticides
On completion of the pesticides foundation unit above also choose one of the following units:
- Boom sprayer, mounted, trailed or self-propelled equipment
Granular applicator equipment
- Handheld applicator equipment
- Level 3 award in Emergency First Aid at Work
Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths (GCSE grade 4 or C or above) will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end point assessment.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Key grower, team leader, supervisory and management positions are all possible for the right person.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
ALLENSMORE NURSERIES LTD
Level 3 (A level)
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