Horticultural and Landscape Level 2 Standard Apprentice Landcraft Landscape and Design Ltd

Landcraft provides a complete garden service, from start to finish, undertaking landscaping projects in London and the South of England. We manage the whole cycle from the initial design concept, through to construction and completion of a fully landscaped garden and then the ongoing aftercare and maintenance.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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 Lunch break length: 1 hour Start Time: 8am on site (not including travel) Finish Time: 4pm on site (not including travel)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    02 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000248737

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

For this position we require a well presented, hardworking and dedicated person who is enthusiastic about developing their skills and knowledge and who can work in a team to create and manage high-end gardens. 

Core operative duties to support the delivery of high-quality workmanship covering all aspects of landscaping, groundworks and garden management.

Clearing, weeding, blowing, mowing, strimming, edging, tidying, mixing, digging, rotavating, planting, mulching, paving and other related tasks.

Following instruction from your line manager, team leader/foreman and garden designer.

Paying special attention to the working environment, keeping site tidy, supplies stored correctly and ensuring site is kept safe – no spills, obstacles, trip hazards etc.

Dealing promptly with issues arising and escalating them immediately to your line manager.

To comply with Health and Safety legislation.

The training you will be getting

  • (Core) Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (Ofqual registered) minimum 1-day course
  • (Horticulture Operative) Lantra Awards Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Pesticides OR City and Guilds Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides
  • (Horticulture Operative) Lantra Awards Level 2 Award in the Safe Application of Pesticide Using Hand Held Equipment OR City and Guilds Level 2 Award In The Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment
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What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Career opportunities within the horticulture industry
  • Further qualifications and employee development
  • Opportunity to work in high profile and interesting environments
  • Opportunity to work outdoors

Opportunity to develop leadership skills and achieve promotion


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

Must be mobile, flexible, able to work in all weathers and accept that there will be journey times and the beginning or end of each day.

About the employer

Landcraft provides a complete garden service, from start to finish, undertaking landscaping projects in London and the South of England. We manage the whole cycle from the initial design concept, through to construction and completion of a fully landscaped garden and then the ongoing aftercare and maintenance. We pride ourselves on delivering an excellent service to our clients and are passionate about creating beautiful, highly cherished and interesting landscapes for our customers.

Employer

Landcraft Landscape and Design Ltd

Address

10 ALEXANDRA ROAD

ASH

ALDERSHOT

GU12 6PN

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Training

Training provider

ACTIVATE LEARNING

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

Papiha

whitehousep@activatelearning.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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