Job Title : Apprentice Gardener
Employer : The Freston Boot
Location : Freston, Suffolk, IP9 1AB
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01567
Vacancy Short Description : A fantastic opportunity for an apprentice Gardener to join the team at a unique foodie kitchen garden
Qualifications Required : ntry 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-C or 9- 4. 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.
PLEASE NOTE: Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, may be offered an appointment to come into college (Easton or Otley campus) and sit an online assessment to confirm program suitability.
Vacancy Full Description : To work with our experience Gardener
Planting, and control care of kitchen garden
Occasional talking to public
General Garden maintenance
Some periods of working on your own, whilst under supervision
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 30 hours - Mon - Fri 9 - 3 flexible
Salary : £117.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 26/04/2019
Possible Start Date : 06/05/2019
Personal Qualities : Sociable, able to communicate
Willingness to learn
Skills Required : Able to work alone, although under supervision
Knowledge of plant care.
Future Prospects : Strong possibility of the position leading in to full time employment
Training to be Provided : Qualification: Level 2 Horticulture Apprenticeship
College Attendance: No regular attendance
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.
Things to consider : Outdoor Based- in all weather
Some physical effort required
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