Landscape Apprentice P A SPITTLES LANDSCAPES LTD

We are looking for an apprentice landscaper to join our team. We are based in Princes Risborough and work locally in Buckinghamshire and South Oxfordshire. Duties will include paving, turfing, brickwork, fencing, planting and more.

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Closing date: 26 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,700.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000232171

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We are looking for an apprentice landscaper to join our team. We are based in Princes Risborough and work locally in Buckinghamshire and South Oxfordshire.

Duties might include:

  • Paving
  • Turfing
  • Brickwork
  • Some construction of water features
  • Fencing
  • Patio work
  • Planting
  • Flower bed prep

The training you will be getting

  • College attendance required once a week at Berkshire College of Agriculture campus
  • Level 2 Landscape Construction Operative Apprenticeship
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English unless exempt
  • Level 3 First Aid at Work
  • PA1 Safe Use of Pesticides

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full-time role available upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Motivated, Enthusiastic

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

This is a physically demanding role and you will be working outside in all weathers. You must be able to get to work.

About the employer

Landscape Gardening Company, based in Buckinghamshire.

Employer

P A SPITTLES LANDSCAPES LTD

Address

RIDGE VIEW

SHOOTACRE LANE

PRINCES RISBOROUGH

HP27 9EH

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Training

Training provider

THE WINDSOR FOREST COLLEGES GROUP

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

Contact

Sarah Hill

shill@bca.ac.uk

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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