Landscape & Horticulture Apprentice Landcraft Landscape and Design Ltd

All general landscaping duties to support the delivery of high-quality workmanship covering all aspects of hard and soft landscaping as well as horticultural duties to support our growing and award winning Landscaping and Garden Management teams. Duties to include clearing and tidying, mixing, digging, rotavating and planting.

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Closing date: 12 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.30pm (not including travel time to and from site).

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

All general landscaping duties to support the delivery of high-quality workmanship covering all aspects of hard and soft landscaping, groundworks and fencing.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Mulching
  • Paving
  • Irrigation
  • Other related tasks

Following instruction from project manager, team leader/foreman and garden designer. Paying special attention to the working environment, keeping site tidy, supplies stored correctly and ensuring site is kept safe - no spills, obstacles, trip hazards etc.

Dealing promptly with issues arising and escalating them immediately to project manager. Awareness of, and compliance with health and safety legislation.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Horticulture Operative Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths & English (if required)
  • Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work
  • PA1 (Safe Use of Pesticides)
  • Weekly day release in to Berkshire College of Agriculture (BCA)
  • End point assessment at the end of programme
  • Assessor visits to your employer every 12 weeks

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Promotion within the company - Landscaping team or Garden Management Team.  Future Development i.e., RHS Level 2 in Horticulture or City & Guilds

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Hardworking, Dedicated


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

Things to consider

Working outside in all weathers, manual handling, travel to and from site.

About the employer

We are a reputable landscaping company that offers a complete garden service, managing the whole garden construction from the designer’s initial concept plan to the completion of the fully planted and landscaped garden. We require a well presented, hardworking and dedicated person who is capable of working in a team to create high-end gardens.


Landcraft Landscape and Design Ltd





GU12 6PN

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Sarah Hill

01628 827530

Apprenticeship standard

Horticulture or landscape construction operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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