Job Title : Paving, Fencing and Horticultural Apprentice
Employer : Rackheath Paving and Fencing
Location : Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 6PH
Position Type : Apprenticeship/Internship
Sector : Horticulture
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01403
Vacancy Short Description : Working in customers gardens, laying patios, fencing and landscaping.
Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment at a college interview to establish course suitability. Applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and Maths at grades A-E or 9- 2. Evidence of qualifications will be required.
You will be required to attend for a college interview, prior to your application being forwarded on to the employer.
Vacancy Full Description : Duties may include:
levelling and preparing sites
clearing horticulture and landscaping sites
excavating and forming foundations
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40 hrs Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm
Salary : £220.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 15/03/2018
Possible Start Date : 16/04/2018
Personal Qualities : polite
good time keeping
Skills Required : ability to lift heavy materials
Future Prospects : potential for full time employment for the right candidate on completion of the apprenticeship
Training to be Provided : Qualification: Horticulture Level 2 - landscaping
College Attendance: No regular attendance, Mandatory Master Classes held
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
Working Week: 40 hrs Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm with half an hour lunch break
Shortlisting/Interviews - 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 : Outdoor work in all weathers, with some heavy lifting
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