Horticulture Apprentice PRACTICALITY BROWN (HORTICULTURE) LIMITED
An exciting opportunity working full-time as a Horticulture Apprentice working for an established Instant Hedge and Tree nursery in the Iver area. The job will consist of a variety of tasks ranging from propagation, plant care and checking for pests and diseases.
Closing date: 30 Jun 2023
Monday to Friday - hours to be confirmed.
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
01 Jul 2023
04 May 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Practicality Brown – Our Instant Hedge Nursery has an exciting opportunity working as a Full-Time Horticulture Apprentice in the Iver area. They are looking for employees who have a keen interest in Horticulture, take pride in their work, are motivated, reliable, hard working, and enthusiastic.
The job will consist of the following tasks amongst others:
- Assisting with containerising and establishing instant hedge bags on growing lines
- General plant care including irrigation system training
- Hedge trimming
- Checking for pests and diseases
- Possible forklift training
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Level 2 Horticulture 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?
Full-time role available upon successful completion of the apprenticeship at higher wage level.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 / C or above) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
PRACTICALITY BROWN (HORTICULTURE) LIMITED
THE WINDSOR FOREST COLLEGES GROUP
Horticulture or landscape construction operative
Level 2 (GCSE)
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