Landscape Operative Apprenticeship - Farnborough I P M FACILITIES LTD

Our Apprenticeships offer practical training, mentorship, and the chance to promote green spaces. Jumpstart your career and be part of creating stunning landscapes with us. At IPM Facilities, we stand as landscape providers distinguished by our BALI and ISO accreditation's, ensuring excellence in our services.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Hourly: £9.50 to £12 per hour. To be discussed at interview.

  • Working week

    Number of Hours: 38 hours per week x4 days per week (Days dependant on collage requirements). Lunch break: 30 minutes. Start Time: 6:00am Finish Time: 4:00pm These times are dependent on position & do not incl lunch breaks of 30 mins. TBC.

    Total hours per week: 38.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    07 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Conduct routine maintenance activities such as spraying, edging, and trimming lawns using appropriate equipment.
  • Remove debris, litter and fallen leaves from outdoor areas to maintain cleanliness and safety.
  • Operate and maintenance grounds maintenance equipment in a safe and efficient manner, reporting any issues or defects promptly.
  • Communicate effectively with supervisors and clients, to address any concerns of requests related to grounds maintenance.
  • Follow established reporting and H&S criteria linked to site visits.
  • Training with machinery provided.

The training you will be getting

  • Horticulture or landscape construction operative Level 2 (GCSE) Standard
  • Typical duration: 24 months
  • Functional Skills Maths and English
  • Merrist Wood
  • Dedicated Performance Coach

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Training and certification
  • Full-time employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Reliability


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

Things to consider

Heavy lifting Travel (If mobile team) X1 Opportunity in Kent (ME12 3SX) as a Landscape Operative Apprentice for our mobile team. X1 Opportunity at Farnborough Business Park (GU14 7JP) as a Landscape Operative Apprentice at our static site. Do you have a full drivers licence?

About the employer

IPM Facilities is a well-established company in the facilities management sector, backed by over 22 years of experience in commercial property and grounds maintenance. Our dedicated team works with respected clients, ensuring their business and retail properties are maintained to the to the highest of standards.




Farnborough Business Park

Fowler Avenue


GU14 7JP

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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


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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