Horticulture Landscape Operative Apprenticeship PLAYGROUND FACILITIES LTD

We are a quality driven business working in the commercial landscaping sector. We are looking for candidates who have who have an eye for detail, are willing to learn and work well in a team. You will be supervised by our highly experienced team leaders and will be given all the support you require.

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Closing date: 14 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,500.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.30pm. May include some evenings and Saturday working.

    Total hours per week: 45.0

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    4 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000250881

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Preparing an area for either turfing or planting
  • Turfing, planting trees and plants
  • Bark mulching
  • Setting out and digging holes for fencing
  • Installing and concreting fence posts
  • Fixing fence panels

The training you will be getting

  • Horticulture or landscape construction operative Level 2
  • College one day a week
  • Functional skills English and maths Level 1

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

As we are a growing business all apprentices will have the opportunity to be given a full time role. We are keen to promote from within so further training will be given and over time the opportunity to progress to team leader.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Hardworking

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 1) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 1) Desired

About the employer

We design, construct and maintain open spaces for housebuilders, local authorities, school and holiday parks.

Employer

PLAYGROUND FACILITIES LTD

Address

11 BIRCH COPSE

BRICKET WOOD

ST ALBANS

AL2 3UT

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Training

Training provider

CAPEL MANOR COLLEGE

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

Donna Shepherd

dshepherd@pflgroup.co.uk

01923 673977

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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