Horticulture Apprentice CLIFFORD ESTATE COMPANY LTD
The Clifford Estate Company are offering an exciting opportunity to join their small but friendly team at Ugbrooke House as a Horticulture Apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity to train as a gardener in a beautiful setting while developing new skills.
Closing date: 30 Jun 2023
National Minimum Wage for Apprentices. From 1 April 2023, the National Minimum Wage for apprentices is £5.28 an hour.
Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm.
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
04 Sep 2023
08 Mar 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
The lucky candidate will get to work alongside the garden team to ensure the estate is kept looking its best, all year round. Your main responsibilities will include:
- Maintaining lawns and flower beds
- Chainsaw work
- Pruning and painting
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will be working towards a Level 2 Horticulture and Landscape Operative Apprenticeship Standard.
You will receive on and off the job training and support from an assessor and an apprenticeship advisor.
You will be required to attend Bicton College on a block release basis as part of the apprenticeship training.
The following qualifications will be required prior to taking the end point assessment:
Emergency first aid: Level 3 award in emergency first aid at work
Pesticides: Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides Guidance OR Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
It is hoped that the successful applicant, on completion of the apprenticeship will continue within the garden team and have the opportunity to progress towards the roles of supervisor and head of department in time.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
CLIFFORD ESTATE COMPANY LTD
CLIFFORD ESTATE OFFICE
Horticulture or landscape construction operative
Level 2 (GCSE)
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