Apprentice Gardener

  • Company: Suffolk Prestige Homes Ltd
  • Location: Ipswich, IP6 9BW
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £240.00 per week
  • Sector: Horticulture
  • Ref: VAC-01864
  • Application Deadline Date: 26/06/2022
  • Start Date: 04/07/2022
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Minimum of 30 hours per week. Mon-Fri, optional Saturdays. Hours TBC.

Brief Description

Prestige Garden Services are a 5-star Google rated company who are looking for an apprentice to boost their growing 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 an Advanced Apprenticeship and 9-3 for an Intermediate. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment. Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship. PLEASE NOTE: Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, may be offered an appointment to come into college (Ipswich or Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus) and sit an online assessment to confirm program suitability.

Personal Qualities

Friendly manor
Adaptable
Excellent communication skills ,
Reliable and punctual

Skills Required

Basic knowledge of plants, gardening seasons. Use of mechanical equipment

Future Prospects

Opportunities to grow within the business will be a realistic option for someone who shows dedication and completes the apprenticeship successfully.

Vacancy Detail

Work is based in and around Woodbridge/Martlesham and Ipswich areas carrying out varied and interesting general duties for a number of private individuals. Experienced and inexperienced applicants welcome and full training alongside the apprenticeship standard will be given. is available and hours can be very flexible. For an informal chat please contact Richard 07500908384.

The role and responsibilities will include:

Working as part of a small friendly team
• Able to work on own initiative
• Managing own client bank
• Advising clients
• Responsible for ongoing client gardening needs

Please note: The advertised wage is based on £8 per hour for 30 hours per week. Wages will vary between £8-£12 per hour plus incentives depending on the applicant.

Other Information

The successful candidate should be fit and strong and prepared to work outside in all weathers

This apprenticeship has expired