Landscape & Environment Apprentice MAYDENCROFT LIMITED

We are looking for Landscape & Environment Apprentices to join our team based in Dorney, Windsor. As an apprentice you will helping to achieve the successful implementation of general Landscaping duties in order to deliver a professional and high-quality service. Duties will include general grounds maintenance, countryside management and paving.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    18 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking for an apprentice whom thrives in an outdoors environment, with a keen interest in the Landscape & Environment  and use of machinery.

We work with a range of outside spaces to ensure that they are properly maintained and fulfil their role for visitors and customers. Some of the daily tasks you will be supporting include the following:

  • To undertake a wide range of projects including: General grounds maintenance, countryside management, fencing, surfacing, paving and hard and soft landscaping
  • To operate a wide range of machinery and tools
  • Keeping the working area clean and tidy adhering to Health and Safety procedures
  • Ensure wastage of materials on site is kept to a minimum
  • Liaising with the Contracts Management team on a daily basis
  • Work independently but also delivers as part of a wider team
    Have a work safe home safe attitude, not only for you but for all site users

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 and English if required
  • Assessor visits to employer every 6-8 weeks

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time permanent positions could be available on successful completion.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Motivated, Positive Attitude


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 / C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 / C or above) Desired

Things to consider

You will be working outdoors throughout the year. There is manual handling and some heavy lifting involved. You will be required to travel to and from sites across Southern England.

About the employer

From a small but ambitious start in 2007, Maydencroft has progressed to be a market leader in a range of specialist services. Spanning the commercial, private, public, utility and charity sectors, all kinds of clients rely on our dedicated teams, commitment to sustainability and hi-tech, innovative approach. From forestry and farmland, to rivers and wetlands, we create, restore and maintain beautiful nature reserves and spectacular urban landscaping projects. We work with the old and the new, from historic landscapes to next-generation developments. But although our goals are big, we’re still at heart a family spirited business, focused at every stage on quality, performance and outstanding customer service. Maydencroft has a dedicated in-house trainee academy, this will ensure your experience working and learning with Maydencroft will of the highest quality. This also enables additional training available with industry leading experts in such courses as Ecology Awareness and Managing Woodland for European Protected Species to create a well-rounded learning journey.




Maydencroft Limited

Pigeon House Farm

Common Road, Dorney


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Training provider



Sarah Hill

01628 827530

Apprenticeship standard

Horticulture or landscape construction operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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