Are you looking for an exciting career opportunity within a growing company? Wyre Gardens strive to become an award winning company, and are excited about building a fantastic future. We design and build beautiful gardens that are built to last and are on the lookout for enthusiastic, hardworking apprentices.
Closing date: 29 Feb 2024
£10,982.40 to £21,673.60
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).Minimum Wage Rates
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
04 Mar 2024
24 Jan 2024
Level 2 (GCSE)
What you will do in your working day
Apprentices will work alongside our skilled build team to create beautiful gardens working from detailed designs. Tasks will include:
- Excavations & site clearances
- Setting out & new level creations
- Reading from plans & site surveys
- Border preparation
- Mixing cement
- Site labour
The training you will be getting
Landscape Operative - Level 2 Apprenticeship
The following qualifications would be required prior to end point assessment:
- Level 3 award in emergency first aid at work
- Pesticides: Level 2 Principles Of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides Guidance OR Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides
Delivery is work-based supported by Workshops at Myerscough College, Preston Campus approximately once a month. College attendance will count towards the 20% off the job training requirement. An apprentice will also need to attend college courses to complete the required qualifications.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Wyre Gardens strive to be an award winning company, and are excited about building a fantastic future. With lots of exciting work ahead, there will be a solid career path for apprentices to progress within the company.
Our standard of work is very high, working from detailed plans with high end materials. The experience gained with us will set any apprentice up for a successful career within the lanscaping industry.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
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:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Horticulture or landscape construction operative
Level 2 (GCSE)
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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