Job Title : Are you interested in a Landscape Gardener Apprenticeship?
Employer : Bedford College Professional Services
Location : Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 9AH
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Horticulture
Vacancy Reference : VAC-12096
Brief Description : Do you have the skills needed for a role as a Landscape Gardener Apprentice?
Qualifications Required : You will need a minimum of two GCSEs at grades 9-3 (A*-D), ideally including English and maths or a Level 1 equivalent.
Due to the current situation, please be aware that the predicted grades will be accepted when applying for an apprenticeship.
Vacancy Detail : We are looking for people who would love to begin an apprenticeship in Gardening and Landscaping. If this is you then please apply and we can give you the help and advice you need. If you need some help with your CV or interview skills then we can do this for you. Or even if you just want some advice about apprenticeships or the qualifications you currently have, then please apply and we can contact you. We may be able to add you to our list of candidates, so that when a vacancy becomes available we can contact you with details of the vacancy.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday- Friday (40 hours a week)
Salary : £166.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 31/08/2020
Possible Start Date : 14/09/2020
Personal Qualities : • Self-motivated
• Dynamic personality
• Able to be part of a team but also work on own initiative
• Good time keeper
• Eye for detail
Skills Required : • Good organisational skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Can work well in a team and use their own initiative
• Able to work in all weathers
• Ability to work flexible hours
Training to be Provided : During this apprenticeship you will study a range of topics, which could include:
Health and Safety
Hand held and Pedestrian operated Machinery use
Plant and Soil Science
You will gain the following qualifications:
Level 2 Apprenticeship in either Horticulture or Landscape Operative Standards
Emergency First Aid at Work
Safe Use of Pesticides NPTC Level 2 Award (PA1)
Other Information : With effect from April 1st 2020 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £4.15 per hour. 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 National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.
Things to consider : Only Candidates who have fully completed the application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice.
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