Junior Gardener Apprentice MD&NP SERVICES LTD

We are offering an apprentice position within our company to work alongside one or multiple of our experienced gardeners to gain valuable work experience, knowledge, and skills within our company. You will also gain the knowledge on how to maintain a site and what requires attention on each visit in order to maintain the high standard we produce.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 26 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,830.40

    We work in all outside conditions like rain, wind, hot weather of course as long as it is safe to do so. Some heavy lifting is required as well.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, shifts, may work weekends.

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000234555

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

You will be taught how to use a range of tools like hedge cutters, streamers, push mowers and possibly our larger ride on mowers.

The Junior gardening position is to work in a team of two or more with our experienced gardeners and work alongside them. The average working day includes tasks include:

  • The removal of weeds
  • Hedge trimming
  • Steaming
  • Reseeding
  • Grass cutting
  • Planting

We normally attend 3-4 smaller sites in a day or 1-2 larger sites. Unless you are specifically placed in our largest site in Maidenhead where you will be at that site everyday Monday to Friday then your working week will vary with locations and activities.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Horticulture or Landscape Construction Operative
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths if required
  • One day a week theory and practical in Berkshire College of Agriculture (BCA)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We can offer either a possible permanent employment with the company or if by decision of the apprentice a further higher-level apprenticeship if available.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness, Hardworking, Willing to learn

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade E/2) Desired

Things to consider

We work in all outside conditions like rain, wind, hot weather of course as long as it is safe to do so. Some heavy lifting is required as well.

About the employer

We as a company are contractors for large property management companies in the UK. We offer services like cleaning, window cleaning, rubbish refuse and gardening. We perform at a high standard and provide high quality services for our customers. We have been operating for 12 years and have grown to where we are now.

Employer

MD&NP SERVICES LTD

Address

Mill Lane

SL6 0AA

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


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

Siyana Atanasova

Siyana@mdnpservices.co.uk

07770195177

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


Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.