Job Title : Apprentice Horticulture Landscaper
Employer : Warwick Taylor Landscapes
Location : Kings Lynn, Norfolk, CM1 3AA
Position Type : Apprenticeship/Internship
Sector : Horticulture
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01386
Vacancy Short Description : A fantastic opportunity to work for a successful growing business covering work for both the commercial and domestic markets in around the East Anglia area.
Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and Maths at grades A-D or 9- 3. 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.
Vacancy Full Description : Covering all job roles around landscaping design, installation and maintenance services to both the hard/soft landscaping environment.
Duties may include:
Please note: You will be required to undergo an assessment and interview at the Otley Campus of Easton & Otley College before your application can be considered by the employer.
Number of Positions Available : 4
Working Week : M-F, 45 hrs per week
Salary : £225.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 06/04/2018
Possible Start Date : 16/04/2018
Personal Qualities : Applicants must also be good team workers, have appropriate initiative and be hard working.
Skills Required : You will need to be reliable, enthusiastic, honest, good communicator, good interpersonal skills and flexible
Future Prospects : If the successful candidate equips themselves with the right manner and shows they are able to use their own initiative, are hardworking and reliable, there is a strong possibility of future employment.
Training to be Provided : Qualification: L2 Horticulture (Landscaping)
College Attendance: There is no regular college attendance required as the qualification is delivered almost entirely in the workplace.
Training for all job specific tasks will be given. In addition the apprentice will have the support and guidance of a qualified assessor from the college, who will make on-site visits every 6-8 weeks. There may be the occasional need to attend either the Otley or Easton campus for short training courses and tests.
Other Information : Pay Rates: The current NMW rate for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour with effect from 1st April 2017. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in the industry with a contract of employment
Employer is offering £5 per hour.
Working Week: You will be working 45 hrs per week Monday to Friday.
Shortlisting/Interviews - Please note: You will be required to undergo an assessment and interview at the Otley Campus of Easton & Otley College before your application can be considered by the employer. Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy ad. This may mean that the vacancy could close before the published cut-off date should suitable candidates be found.
Things to consider : The job will involve working outdoors in all weathers. The job is physically demanding
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