Job Title : Gardening Apprentice
Employer : PP Garden Services
Location : BSE, Suffolk, IP30 0RA
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01740
Vacancy Short Description : A great start to a career in horticulture working as a valued member of the team in an established family business
Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Ideally applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and maths at grades 9- 4 for a Level 3 Apprenticeship and 9-3 for a Level 2.
Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship.
PLEASE NOTE: All applicants regardless of entry requirements will be emailed an Initial Assessment to complete as part of the recruitment procedure. This is an online assessment in English and maths and can be completed at your preferred location remotely. Currently, due to COVID19 we are not offering Initial Assessment appointments at either campus. Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, will be offered further advice and guidance to support their application if required.
Vacancy Full Description : To join us as a team working along side us, jobs include:
Weeding , grass cutting; hedge cutting; pruning; plant care; lawn care; fencing; soft landscaping and all aspects of horticulture . All weather is worked in , and some heavier duties will be required.
Full driving licence also required and steel toe cap shoes/ boots and other safety wear. We provide uniform .
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Mon-Sat days and times TBC
Salary : £ 172.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 14/06/2021
Possible Start Date : 21/06/2021
Personal Qualities : Enthusiastic willing to join in and learn.
Team work skills
Able to think independently and use initiative .
Skills Required : Full driving licence
Willing to learn and take on board the skills
needed at each job.
Good communication skills required
Future Prospects : Joining our family run business will be considered for the right candidate, starting on a
minimum wage and reviewed in the future.
Training to be Provided : Horticulture/Landscape Operative Standard, Emergency First Aid at Work, Safe use of Pesticides, Functional Skills Maths and English
Other Information : This role is based outdoors in all weather conditions including snow , rain ,
and heat. Some longer days may be required.
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