Country Grounds Service Ltd

HORTICULTURE/TREE SURGEON APPRENTICE - Intermediate (Level 2)

Country Grounds Service Ltd (Employer)

Pm Training (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £124.50
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, times to be confirmed.
12 months (duration)
15 February 2021(start date)
Arborist (apprenticeship standard)
31 January 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

If you want to progress a career within gardening or tree surgery, this is the perfect apprenticeship position! Role overview: You will be working closely with experienced operatives, duties at first will be Winter maintenance for schools which will include shrub and hedge trimming, annual maintenance to trees, landscaping.

Responsibilities

You will be working closely with experienced operatives, duties at first will be Winter maintenance for schools which will include shrub and hedge trimming, annual maintenance to trees, landscaping.

Summertime duties mainly based around grass cutting, hedge cutting, weed spraying.

As most of their customers are schools it is very important to maintain our excellent reputation by behaving maturely and responsibly at all times whilst in company vehicles or on-site.

Future Prospects

The qualifications and experience gained on this Apprenticeship will allow you to apply for further roles within this sector.

Skills Required

  • Be comfortable using gardening equipment 
  • Good organising and prioritising skills
  • Communicates effectively

Qualities Required

  • Well presented, confident and a good team player
  • Customer-focused
  • Professional 
  • Active listener
  • Takes responsibility and accountability
  • Demonstrates a “can do” attitude including suggesting solutions, participating, trusting and encouraging others and achieving expectations
  • Is adaptable to change/embraces and welcomes change
  • Acts with pace and urgency being energetic, enthusiastic and decisive
  • Willing to learn 

Qualifications Required

Maths and English GCSE’s (9-4) A-C or equivalent qualifications.

Training Provided

Level 2 Arborist.

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