Horticulture Apprentice Gardens2U

Opportunity to learn all aspects of garden maintenance and construction.

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Closing date: 05 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000247068

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Turf preparation and laying
  • Planting
  • Laying Artificial Grass
  • Mixing mortar/laying slabs and bricks.
  • Creating patios
  • Maintaining health and safety

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Horticulture and Landscape Operative. 
  • One day a week at DCG and the rest of the working week with the employer. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential to progress to Level 3 for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 2/E) Essential

Things to consider

The candidate must be able to work in all weathers. They need to be able to get to Underwood daily. Some previous experience desired in Construction such as paving and walling – hard landscaping. There will be some heavy lifting involved. Candidates must have a keen interest in the industry.

About the employer

Established in 2006 working across East Midlands working on private gardens, primarily working across Nottinghamshire.

Employer

Gardens2U

Address

5 BEECH COURT

UNDERWOOD

NOTTINGHAM

NG16 5ES

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Training

Training provider

DCG

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

Amy Hitch

amy.hitch@derby-college.ac.uk

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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