Job Title : Horticultural Operative Apprentice
Employer : Notcutts Ltd
Location : Woodbridge, IP12 4AF
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01806
Vacancy Short Description : As a Notcutts apprentice you gain so much more than a certificate in Horticulture, you will have decided to play a part in our exciting future. You’ll always be learning new skills in your workplace - all about the horticultural retail industry.
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 Advanced Apprenticeship and 9-3 for a Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship.
Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship.
PLEASE NOTE: All applicants 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 usually 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 and may be invited into one of the campuses to complete the assessments on site.
Vacancy Full Description : At Notcutts we know that what sets our business apart from the rest is the quality of our people. We will provide the best support to equip you for a great career in retail Horticulture with Notcutts. The aim is for all our apprentices to become the future rising stars within our business with the potential to progress on to level 3 if they have shown necessary commitment and desire.
The role of Horticultural Apprentice is based within the planteria area of our garden centre. You will be working within the outdoor team providing expert advice and guidance to our customers, as well as for generating and maximising sales whilst maintaining a high standard of merchandising standards and customer care.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Hours TBC. Days and times will vary, some weekends and bank holidays.
Salary : £ 161.25 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 31/10/2021
Possible Start Date : 08/11/2021
Personal Qualities : Ability to use own initiative
Flexible approach to work
Well presented, polite and well spoken
Skills Required : 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 : The aim is for all our apprentices to become the future rising stars within our business with the potential to progress on to level 3 if they have shown necessary commitment and desire.
Training to be Provided : Horticulture/Landscape Operative Standard, Emergency First Aid at Work, Safe use of Pesticides, Functional Skills maths and English
Other Information : The vacancy will be based outdoors and will involve manual handling tasks.
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