Horticulture Nursery Apprentice G SCAPES OF LICHFIELD LTD

G Scapes of Lichfield Ltd

Horticulture Nursery Apprentice G SCAPES OF LICHFIELD LTD


G Scapes of Lichfield Ltd, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

  • Full time
  • U
  • Onsite working
  • Apprenticeship programme

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: b6be8fbe915d4dbaa88a597c81193627

Full Job Description

  • Ensuring the correct level of watering to all stock across the whole nursery site, including weekends and bank holidays

  • Upkeep of irrigation system and growing structures

  • Assisting with incoming free stock for the cash & carry unit, quality checking, standing down, ensuring that stock is in the correct area depending on the stock's specific and seasonal requirements and is correctly labelled

  • Carrying out cultural requirements, i.e. weeding, feeding, pruning, spraying tying etc. of stock

    (Core) Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (Ofqual registered) minimum 1-day course

  • (Horticulture Operative) Lantra Awards Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Pesticides OR City and Guilds Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides

  • (Horticulture Operative) Lantra Awards Level 2 Award in the Safe Application of Pesticide Using Hand Held Equipment OR City and Guilds Level 2 Award In The Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment

  • (Landscaping construction) City and Guilds NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Abrasive Wheel Machines or Lantra Abrasive Wheel Machines Course

  • Functional Skills in English and maths for those who require it, Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D or above) Essential

  • GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 3/D or above) Essential

    Things to consider

    3 GCSE's - to include English and maths at Grades D/Level 3 and above. GCSE's at Grade C/Level 4 and above will be required by those looking to progress within this sector. As part of this apprenticeship, you will be required to travel to both the employer location and also attend college (in most cases). Please ensure that you have researched your travel arrangements and are happy with the time it will take and distance required to travel, before you apply for this vacancy., Horticulture or landscape construction operative

    Level 2 (GCSE)

    A family business Established over 48 years ago we are a leading domestic landscape business based in the West Midlands, as part of the company's ambitious growth and diversification plans, we have expanded our Wholesale Cash & Carry operations at our 4-acre Nursery site. The company has plans to expand further its trading activity into the landscape market. This has created an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated person with a can-do attitude to join our friendly, people focused team.

    You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
  • training

  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field

  • industry or sector experience