Level 2 Horticulture Apprenticeship (Notcutts Ltd, Cranleigh).



Training Provider:


Weekly wage £168.00
40.0 hours per week Working 5 days out of 7 with alternate weekends off. Shifts TBC.
duration: 14 months
start: 4 October 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Horticulture (apprenticeship standard)
3 October 2019 (application closing date)
Horticulture apprenticeship at Notcutts Ltd. Garden Centre Retailer offering horticultural expertise, home and lifestyle products and experiences.


The role of a Horticultural Apprentice will include following job roles:

  • Pricing standards - stock always priced when displayed in Garden Centre
  • Maintain Garden Centre displays - Point of Sale & Merchandising standards
  • Ability to cross sell/up sell - introducing alternative products and Privilege Cards
  • Operate a till and handle cash
  • Plant care and housekeeping standards
  • Edging and shrub bed maintenance
  • Weeding/Sweeping
  • Litter Picking/Leaf collection
  • Chemical Application
  • Safely use grounds maintenance equipment including hand tools, strimmers, hedge-cutters, and any other machinery required
  • Carry out maintenance to grounds maintenance equipment
  • Compliance with all relevant legislation
  • Horticultural operations such as planting, pruning and maintenance of trees and shrubs
  • Work within the plant area - and complete plant watering duties
  • Warehouse duties involving manual handling
  • Product knowledge/Product location/Handle telephone enquiries
  • Efficient stock management - ensuring stock levels are correct
  • Flexible to work across all departments within the Garden Centre - transferable skills

Additional Duties

  • Undertake appropriate training & coaching relevant to role, demonstrating brand values of Passion, Inspiration and Expertise
  • Adheres to all Company policies and procedures as outlined in the Colleague Handbook
  • To carry out duties which are required within the role as it evolves within the development of the Company
  • Providing support to other Garden Centres as required for needs of the business 
  • Any other such reasonable duties as directed by Line Management as appropriate to the level of appointment

Future Prospects

On successful completion of the apprenticeship if you demonstrate the necessary commitment and desire there are opportunities to progress to the next level and enjoy a career with Notcutts.

Reality Check

KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Skills Required

  • A flexible approach to working hours - available to work weekends/Bank Holidays
  • Flexible to work across all departments within the Garden Centre
  • Ability to carry out physical tasks within Health and Safety guidelines
  • Able to work effectively within a team
  • Enjoy working come rain or shine, and willing to go the extra mile
  • Learn and develop skills in horticulture and have a willingness to learn
  • Have excellent time keeping skills and be motivated, honest and reliable
  • Able to deliver great customer service

Qualities Required

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Polite approach and professional appearance
  • A flexible approach to working hours - available to work weekends/Bank Holidays

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE maths and English grades 9-4/A - C or equivalent

Training Provided

  • Horticulture level 2 including Functional Skills if required.

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