Apprentice Landscape Gardener, Mirfield GAVIN JONES LIMITED

This is an opportunity to achieve a qualification and skills in horticulture, while gaining practical experience alongside other horticulturists. Duties include carrying out all maintenance tasks and undertaking all aspects of hard and soft landscaping.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 10 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday; shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Carry out all general maintenance tasks
  • Practice safe systems of work
  • Ensure all tools are stored correctly
  • Contribute fully to team working
  • Undertake all aspects of hard and soft landscaping and commercial grounds maintenance
  • Have the desire to learn and become an asset to the company and themselves
  • Within in this vacancy, you will also be required to complete the following
  • Planting, plant growth and development; care for plants correctly in different environments

The training you will be getting

  • Full Level 2 Horticultural apprenticeship
  • Level 2 Horticultural Qualification
  • Functional skill if applicable
  • First aid qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A permanent position may be offered upon successful completion of the apprenticeship. Opportunity to learn and develop within the company. Progression on to higher apprenticeship / training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

This is a physical role working in all weathers outdoors. The work at times is physical so fitness is essential. Must have a flexible approach to hour due to the weather. Must be able to get the site to start the day. Due to the use of site machinery candidates must be 18 years old or over.

About the employer

Nurture is an award winning national horticulture, landscape and national grounds maintenance and winter gritting business, enhancing asset value and enriching the environment.




Nurture Landscapes Ltd, 7 Leeds Road


WF14 0BY

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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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Dec 2023