Horticulture Apprenticeship Level 2 CORMAC SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Get paid, get skilled, get your career going! Cormac’s apprenticeships are a great way to #buildyourfuture, providing you with a permanent contract, a competitive salary and a training programme dedicated to getting the best out of you. If you're passionate about horticulture and landscaping, then we want to hear from you!

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

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - 9.00am to 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 36.75

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 available

What you will do in your working day

All garden maintenance and general horticultural duties.
Propagation of plants and seeds.
Maintaining decorative amenity areas.
Identify and monitoring pests and diseases.
Soil cultivation.
Maintaining hard structures relevant to the business activity.
Habitat creation and biodiversity.
Please view the role profile for more information. 

The training you will be getting

You will be committed to completing a level 2 & 3 Horticultural apprenticeship and continuing your personal development.  

Your qualification will be delivered at Duchy College with attendance required once a week.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once you have completed your Level 2 Horticultural Apprenticeship there will be the ability to progress onto your Level 3 Horticultural Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A-C or 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A-C or 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

Successful applicants will be working outdoors in all weathers.

About the employer

Cormac manages and maintains approximately 7500km of Cornwall’s and the South West highways as well as delivering major construction, civil engineering and highway schemes, providing environmental asset management, maintenance, design and construction services to public and private sector clients. We are part of the Corserv Group who are committed to growing the local economy and delivering high quality services and jobs for the benefit of the communities we serve.




Western Group Centre

Radnor Road


TR16 5EH


Lynne Dunn



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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

If you could please complete the online application form and attached a copy of your CV.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 16 Jun 2024