Skip to main content

Apprenticeship Vacancy Details

Back to vacancy list

Horticulture Apprentice

Gardens2U

Opportunity to learn all aspects of garden maintenance and construction.

Apply Now for Horticulture Apprentice

Closing Date: 24-07-2024

Apprenticeship Summary

Wage

£9,984.00

Working week

Monday - Friday. Times to be confirmed.

Expected duration

2 Years

Possible start date

25-07-2024

Date posted

29-04-2024

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate

Reference number

1000247068

Positions

1

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Turf preparation and laying
  • Planting
  • Laying Artificial Grass
  • Mixing mortar/laying slabs and bricks.
  • Creating patios
  • Maintaining health and safety

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 2 Horticulture and Landscape Operative. 
  • One day a week at DCG and the rest of the working week with the employer. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential to progress to Level 3 for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills Attention to detail Customer care skills Team working Time keeping

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 2/E) Essential

Things to consider

The candidate must be able to work in all weathers. They need to be able to get to Underwood daily. Some previous experience desired in Construction such as paving and walling – hard landscaping. There will be some heavy lifting involved. Candidates must have a keen interest in the industry.

About the employer

Established in 2006 working across East Midlands working on private gardens, primarily working across Nottinghamshire.

Employer

Gardens2U

Address

5 BEECH COURT
UNDERWOOD
NOTTINGHAM

Training

Training provider

DCG

Contact

DCG

Apprenticeship Intermediate

Horticulture or landscape construction operative (level 2)