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Job Title : Apprenticeship Landscaper Gardener
Employer : Greengrass Commercial Ltd
Location : Claydon, Suffolk, IP6 0BP
Position Type : Apprenticeship/Internship
Sector : Horticulture
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01441
Vacancy Short Description : To be part of team working on a range of projects in Essex and Suffolk residentially, commercial and lawn treatment


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-E or 9- 2. Evidence of qualifications will be required. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment. You will be required to attend at one of our Campuses for a College interview and assessment.
Vacancy Full Description : You will be working out of our yard in Capel st Mary

Assisting a team working on gardens.
Duties will include:
learning the art of planting
mower work
hedge cutting
tree work,
lawn maintenance
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 41 hrs M – Fri 5 days 7.20am -4.30pm
Salary : £180.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 29/09/2018
Possible Start Date : 08/10/2018
Personal Qualities : To work within a team, able to take orders
Able to communicate
Skills Required : Enjoy the outdoors,
Willing to learn
Car owner desirable
Future Prospects : Will give every support during training and the candidate competing the course would be rewarding with a career in landscaping offering a position within of experience team
Training to be Provided : Qualification: Level 2 Horticulture Apprenticeship
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 £3.70 per hour with effect from 1st April 2018. 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:
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in the industry with a contract of employment

Working Week: Monday – Friday 5 days

7.20am -4.30pm

20 mins break

Half an hour lunch

Must be punctual and adaptable

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 : Early starts
7.20am starts. If you are late it will hold up everybody
Will Work in All weathers wet cold in winter
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