Job Title : Apprentice Landscape Assistant
Employer : TKE Landscaping Ltd
Location : Wendens Ambo, Essex, CB11 4JS
Position Type : Apprenticeship/Internship
Sector : Horticulture
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01466
Vacancy Short Description : As an apprentice landscape assistant you will get to help our project teams build and renovate private gardens. Doing hard and soft landscaping on a variety of
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.
Vacancy Full Description : working with our project teams you will learn and assist with all aspects of hard and soft landscaping helping to build patios, decking. fencing, walling, etc.
Sometime will also be spent assisting the Maintenance Division care for newly built and established gardens and lawns.
Key responsibilities will include moving materials, mixing aggregates, preparation and finishing.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : M - F 7.45am to 5pm with one hours lunch break, 42.5 hours per week
Salary : £157.69 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 29/09/2018
Possible Start Date : 08/10/2018
Personal Qualities : Enthusiasm, self-motivation , common sense and determination.
Skills Required : Experience of physical work, and driving licence desirable
Future Prospects : There is a great chance of career progression as we expand the scope and territory that we cover. We would hope to train you as a responsible and independent worker who will become a valued member of our team.
Training to be Provided : Qualification: Horticulture Level 2
College Attendance: No regular attendance at present
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: 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: Monday to Friday, 7.45am to 5pm with one hours lunch break, 42.5 hours per week.
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 : Landscaping is rewarding, but is physically and mentally demanding, we work outside in ALL weathers and temperatures.
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