The Guinness Partnership

Garden Services Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

The Guinness Partnership (Employer)

Central Young Men's Christian Association (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £150.50
35.0 hours per week Monday - Friday - 8.00am - 4.00pm
12 months (duration)
10 October 2021(start date)
Horticulture or landscape operative (apprenticeship standard)
9 October 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Garden Services Apprentice. Your hours of work will be Monday to Friday (35 hours per week) between 08:00am – 16:00pm. The areas covered by this role will be Newhaven & Brighton.


You will be supported by Guinness staff to undertake the role of Garden Services Apprentice. You will also receive dedicated support and teaching from your YMCA Tutor to achieve a Level 2 Horticulture Apprenticeship qualification.

Key duties:

  • Provide a high quality grounds and garden service, ensuring compliance with agreed standards, specifications and timescales
  • Foster positive working relationships with customers, colleagues and contractors to improve the overall appearance of Guinness estates
  • Operate, store and maintain equipment to comply with Guinness Health and Safety procedures including COSHH, PPE and prompt reporting of incidents on site
  • Deliver services to standards and specifications, ensuring awareness of the need to deliver a cost effective service to customers

Future Prospects

A permanent position may be offered upon successful completion of the apprenticeship. Opportunity to learn and develop within the company.

Reality Check

This is a mobile role and full clean driving licence is essential.

Skills Required

The successful candidate will be:

  • Able to carry out physical tasks within Health and Safety guidelines
  • Able to work effectively within a team
  • Ability to use all equipment safely and effectively
  • Able to deliver great customer service
  • An excellent communicator with great written and verbal skills
  • Interest/experience in horticulture
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety

Qualities Required

  • Willing to learn
  • Reliable
  • Confident, professional and trustworthy

Qualifications Required

  • Level 2 in maths and English or the ability to complete these with support by the end of the Apprenticeship

Training Provided

  • Full Level 2 Horticulture Apprenticeship qualification
  • Functional Skills where requires
  • Personal learning and thinking skills
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