Gavin Jones Limited

Apprentice Gardener - Intermediate (Level 2)

Gavin Jones Limited (Employer)

Central Young Men's Christian Association (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,250.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed
24 months (duration)
24 October 2022(start date)
Horticulture or landscape operative (apprenticeship standard)
23 October 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Nurture Landscapes, a multi award winning, National Grounds Maintenance company is seeking to appoint an Apprentice Gardener at Milton Park, Abingdon. This vacancy is a hands-on role that involves working with an on-site team which maintain the large grounds of the Business Park.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

Providing high quality horticultural standards for our client. It requires working in all weather conditions, developing the skills to identify and maintain the plants e.g.

  • Pruning
  • Planting
  • Hedgetrimming
  • Grass cutting
  • Weed control
  • Operating a range of grounds maintenance tools and equipment

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

  • Level 2 Horticulture apprenticeship standard.
  • Functional skills if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible progression onto higher apprenticeship / training Fill-time job

Reality Check

Enjoys working outside – sunshine or rain. You will need to be able to get to the site

Skills Required

Team working, Physical fitness

Qualifications Required

NVQ or SVQ Level 1 or equivalent Maths (Grade 1) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 1 or equivalent English (Grade 1) Desired
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