Traineeship - Garden Nursery Production (Horticulture) (12 week - Unpaid Work (Expenses only paid) Tendercare Nurseries Ltd

General garden nursery work including assistance with nursery presentation and production as required.
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Closing date: 13 Nov 2017

Traineeship details

Main Tasks:

  • Helping to maintain the appearance of the plant stock by employing various cultural methods, labelling, stock-taking, pest and disease control and irrigation management
  • Assisting with potting-up, other production tasks and general nursery duties
  • General Nursery assistance within the nursery area as required

Training to be provided

On the job training at the workplace

In addition:

  • Employability skills (CV writing/Cover letters/Interview skills/Job search).      
  • Maths & English – (depending on your existing qualifications/Levels). 

The above classes will be 1-2 days a week and will take place at Brookfield Adult Learning Centre, Park Road, Uxbridge, UB8 1NP.

  • Training provider

    Brookfield Adult Learning

  • Contact

    Pankaj Joshi 01895556248 pjoshi@hillingdon.gov.uk

  • Traineeship duration

    12 weeks

  • Possible start date

    30 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Sep 2017

  • Reference number

    VAC001311215

  • Positions

    4 available


Employer

Tendercare Nurseries Ltd

Address

Southland Road

Uxbridge

Uxbridge

UB9 4HD

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Desired skills and what this will lead to

Desired skills and qualities

Essential:

  • Physically fit, strong and a liking for working in the outdoors.
  • Ability to work both within a team and on own initiative.
  • Flexible attitude to work programmes.
  • Ability to use general nursery tools.
  • Strict observance of Health & Safety Instructions
  • Strict observance of Management Work Instructions
  • Liking for plants in general.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Polite, friendly and well-presented.
  • Good, positive attitude to working.
  • Keen desire to learn.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Is patient and enjoys being part of a team.
  • A passion for helping people.

What this will lead to

Upon completion, the trainee may be considered for further employment within the company. Otherwise, the trainee will receive an exit interview/assessment and given support in finding further employment or training. You will also receive a reference which you can use for future job applications.