We design and build award winning gardens from small courtyards to large, rural landscapes. From initial designs through to constructing, planting and styling, our team creates unique open spaces.

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Number of Hours: 40 Monday-Friday 1 hour unpaid lunch per day Start Time:8am Finish Time:5pm Staff are required to arrive at the yard to prepare & then arrive on site to begin working at 8am.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will be trained in all areas of soft and hard landscaping, eg;

  • Construct and maintain hard structures
  • Use tools, equipment and machinery
  • Observe Health and Safety requirements
  • Decking
  • Fencing

The training you will be getting

Horticulture & Landscape 

  • Landscaping
  • Level 2 (GCSE)
  • Typical duration: 24 months
  • Dedicated Performance Coach
  • Merrist Wood College
  • Functional Skills maths and English

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We offer progression within our teams as well as Continuing Professional Development. We have whole company training days annually as well as training specific to the individual as and when required.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Ability to follow instructions


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 3-4 (D-C)) Essential

Things to consider

A desire to work within the industry is the most important requirement. We are looking for applicants who have good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team. Following instructions is key. The job is a physically demanding one and you need to enjoy working outdoors in all weathers. The apprentice will be taken from our yard in Liphook to site. This usually necessitates a 7.30am start and a 5.30pm finish. (We are a 30 minute walk from Liphook Train station if you do not have your own transport.)

About the employer

We are an established, award-winning landscape construction & design company with over 30 years’ experience and with a well established and expanding Arboriculture team. We service clients & estates across Hampshire, Surrey & West Sussex.







GU30 7SS

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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


Jenny Hyam

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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