Tree Surgeon Apprenticeship CHELTENHAM TREE SERVICES LTD

Tree surgery apprenticeship, within a Arboricultural Association Approved company, dedicated to customer and employee satisfaction.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,313.60

    Hourly rate may be increased

    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

    Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 17:00

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    28 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000252789

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Ground work
  • Chipper use and maintenance
  • Training in all aspects of tree surgery

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Arborist Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Level 2 award in felling and processing trees up to 380mm
  • Level 2 award in accessing a tree using a rope and
    harness
  • Level 3 award in aerial tree rescue operations
  • Level 3 award in aerial cutting of trees using free fall techniques
  • Level 2 award in safe use of mobile elevated work platform
  • Level 3 award in use of a chainsaw from a Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP)
  • Level 2 award in emergency first aid at work
  • Level 2 award in safe use of brushwood chipper
  • Traffic Management (NRSWA Unit 002 Signing, Lighting and Guarding) OR Sector Scheme 12D
  • Level 2 award in chainsaw maintenance
  • Level 2 award in cross cutting timber using a chainsaw

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full time position is available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths, Science and English (Grade 4(C) or above) Essential

About the employer

A modern progressive arboricultural company with many years of experience, ready to support a young person in a new career.

Employer

CHELTENHAM TREE SERVICES LTD

Address

The Old School House

Stoke Road, Stoke Orchard

Cheltenham

GL52 7RY

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Training

Training provider

WARWICKSHIRE 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

Apprenticeship standard

Arborist

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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