Apprentice Ground Team Member Langley Park

To work with the Estates manager to take care of all aspects of the estate (which is rented out from time to time to HNW individuals) Including Mowing, Kitchen Garden, Forestry, planting.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 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

    8am to 5pm all year round with a one hour break at lunch time and 15 min break in the morning and afternoon. One hour unpaid lunch break. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000255949

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Mowing and lawn maintenance
  • Plant growing and maintenance
  • Tree planting and care

The training you will be getting

Level 2 horticulture and landscape operative apprenticeship standard. 

Training will be conducted through workplace learning and then 1 day a week release to Lackham College.

Functional skills level 1 in maths and English if required.  

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship there could be an opportunity to remain employed.  Our previous apprentice remained employer for 2 years post apprenticeship and was then offered another good position. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 3 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade Grade 3 or above) Desired

About the employer

Langley Park is an 18th Century Georgian listed mansion sitting in 85 acres of parkland. This private estate is let out from time to time on short lets to HNW individuals.

Employer

Langley Park

Address

LANGLEY HOUSE

SWINDON ROAD

LANGLEY BURRELL

SN15 5LX

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Training

Training provider

WILTSHIRE COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CENTRE

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

The Apprenticeship Team

apprenticeships@wiltshire.ac.uk

08453452235

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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