Job Title : Apprentice Landscaper
Employer : Evergreens Landscaping Ltd
Location : Rackheath, Norfolk, NR14 6HE
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Horticulture
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01768
Vacancy Short Description : A fantastic opportunity to begin a career as a horticultural landscaping apprentice, working alongside experienced and knowledgeable professionals
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 assist with garden landscaping works which include
• Artificial Grass
• Laying turf
Assistance with online shop which includes
• Plant maintenance – mostly Tropical
• Online web management – including ecommerce
• Posting plants all over Europe
• Potting up & growing plants
Number of Positions Available : 2
Working Week : Mon-Fri 8am-4.30pm
Salary : £ 172.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 26/07/2021
Possible Start Date : 27/07/2021
Personal Qualities : Keen interest in plants and landscaping
Be able to handle physical work.
Good people skills.
Ability to use own initiative
Flexible approach to work
Skills Required :
Able to follow instructions
Ability to work as part of a team
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to prioritise tasks
Excellent organisational skills
Good problem solving
Future Prospects : Long term prospects for a dedicated apprentice are excellent
Training to be Provided : Horticulture/Landscape Operative Standard, Emergency First Aid at Work, Safe use of Pesticides, Functional Skills Maths and English
Other Information : Majority of work will be based outside and will include heavy lifting and manual labour.
You will need to be able to get to work location each day
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