Job Title : Landscape Operative Apprentice
Employer : Greenday Landscapes Ltd
Location : Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire, MK45 2DJ
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Horticulture - Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Horticulture
Vacancy Reference - : VAC-11726
Vacancy Short Description : Greenday Landscapes Ltd, based in Maulden, Bedfordshire are looking to recruit an apprentice who is keen to learn and wants to build a career within the industry. Greenday Landscapes Ltd offer a range of landscape gardening services in Beds, Herts & Bucks
Qualifications Required : To be considered for this role you will need English and maths GCSE A*- D or 9-3 or functional skills level 1
Vacancy Full Description : Greenday Landscapes Ltd, based in Maulden, Bedfordshire are looking to recruit an apprentice who is keen to learn and wants to build a career within the industry. Greenday Landscapes Ltd offer a range of landscape gardening services in Beds, Herts & Bucks
Responsibilities include grounds maintenance and soft landscaping, working in a small busy team at various client sites. You can be maintaining landscapes for both the domestic and commercial customers that they work with. You can also be starting new projects from scratch, and being able to put your own personal stamp on these projects.
This is a physically demanding role and reliability and enthusiasm are essential.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40hrs pw Mon- Fri 7am-4pm
Salary : £180.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 17/02/2019
Possible Start Date : 04/03/2019
Personal Qualities : Good time keeping, reliable, and enthusiasm for working outdoors
Working in a small team.
Smart appearance at all times
Skills Required : Good level of fitness
Willing to work outdoors in all weather
A keen eye for detail
Passion for working with your hands and getting involved in the tasks
Driving license would be an advantage but not essential.
Future Prospects : Fully trained Landscape Operative /team leader
Training to be Provided : You will gain the following qualifications:
Work-Based Horticulture City & Guilds/NPTC Level 2 Diploma
•Emergency First Aid at Work Level 2 Award
•Employment Rights and Responsibilities
•Functional Skills in English and maths.
You will also have the opportunity to take additional qualifications including Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1), Cylinder and Rotary Operated Pedestrian Mowers, Chainsaw and Related Operations, Safe Use of Hedge Trimmers and more.
Other Information : This vacancy will be based outdoors in various weather conditions.
Things to consider : Please note all employees working on client sites are subject to DBS checks
Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.
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