Apprentice Landscaper Down to Earth Landscapes Ltd

An Apprentice Landscaper is required. The role will include: general landscaping, working in a team in an outdoor enviroment. Successful candidates will be hardworking and determined with a positive attitude to work.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 15 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri, 7.30am-4.30pm, 40 hrs p.w (Sats optional)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    20 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC000912434

  • Positions

    2 available

Duties may include:

  • Mowing
  • Strimming
  • Planting
  • Laying turf
  • Raking
  • General maintenance
  • Decking
  • Laying patios
  • Other general landscaping.

You will be responsible for ensuring you are at work on time and in the correct clothing.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic knowledge of landscaping or a keen attitude to learn.

 

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude, good people skills and a keen working attitude.

 

Qualifications required

  • Min 3 x GCSE's at Grades A-E, including Maths and English (or equivalent).

 

Future prospects

Full time on-going employment with room to progress through the company.

Things to consider

Outdoor work

Travelling to site.

About the employer

Down to Earth landscapes provides landscaping services including tree work to a variety of customers, both residential and commercial.

Employer

Down to Earth Landscapes Ltd

Address

The Willows

Colchester

CO6 4LS

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Training provider

  • Qualification: Level 2 Horticulture
  • College Attendance: There is no regular college attendance required as the qualification is delivered almost entirely in the workplace.

    Training for all job specific tasks will be given. In addition the apprentice will have the support and guidance of a qualified assessor from the college, who will make on-site visits every 6-8 weeks. There may be the occasional need to attend either the Otley or Easton campus for short training courses and tests.
  • Functional Skills- if required.

Apprenticeship framework

Horticulture

Training provider

EASTON AND OTLEY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Easton and Otley college

Contact

Simon Rogers


Other information

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.



Shortlisting and Interviews - Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy ad. This may mean that the vacancy could close before the published cut-off date should suitable candidates be found.

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 15 Sep 2017