Arborist Apprentice BRAYWOOD TREE SURGERY LTD
An exciting opportunity working as a full time Arborist Apprentice working at Braywood Tree Surgery in the Berkshire area. Working with a dedicated and experienced team of tree surgeons, you will be working in various locations on a variety of different tasks including felling, climbing and pruning.
Closing date: 30 Jun 2023
Monday to Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
01 Jul 2023
09 May 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Working with a dedicated and experienced team of tree surgeons, you will be working in various locations on a variety of different tasks. Some of your day to day duties as you progress through your apprenticeship will include:
- Ensuring all health and safety is adhered to
- Checking and maintenance of machinery and equipment
- Safe use of chipper
- Tree pruning, shaping and removal
- Tree felling
- Tree climbing and related works
- Assisting with all relevant tree work as required
- Keeping a clean and tidy work area
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Weekly day release into Berkshire College of Agriculture Campus
- Level 2 Arborist Apprenticeship
- Level 2 Functional Skills in maths & English if required
The following licence to practice qualifications would be required prior to end point assessment:
- Level 3 award in Emergency First Aid at Work
- Level 2 award in Safe Use of Brushwood Chipper
- Traffic Management (NRSWA Unit 002 Signing, Lighting and Guarding) OR Sector Scheme 12D
- Level 2 award in Chainsaw Maintenance
- Level 2 award in Crosscutting Timber using a Chainsaw
- Level 2 award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm
- Level 2 award in Accessing a Tree using a Rope and Harness
- Level 3 award in Aerial Tree Rescue Operations
- Level 3 award in Aerial Cutting of Trees using Free Fall Techniques
- Level 2 award in Safe Use of Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP)
- Level 3 award in Use of a Chainsaw from a Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP)
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
A full time permanent position will be reviewed upon successful 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
BRAYWOOD TREE SURGERY LTD
Maidenhead and surrounding areas
THE WINDSOR FOREST COLLEGES GROUP
Level 2 (GCSE)
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