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Landscaping and Garden Maintenance Apprentice (James Rawcliffe)

Location:

Rickmansworth, WD3 5PY

Course level:

Intermediate

Course Duration:

24 months

Reference Number:

VAC001777040

Weekly Wage:

Competitive salary

Positions:

1

About this opportunity:

James does both garden maintenance and landscaping himself. Two other employees also do the garden maintenance. James meets everyone at the lock up to go through the day’s work. James is active with work and meeting and talking with the employees.

Duties will include:

  • Landscaping
  • Laying patio
  • Fencing
  • Turfing
  • Sleeper construction
  • Digging over beds
  • Weeding
  • Pruning
  • Cutting grass
  • Strimming
  • Hedge cutting

Desired skills

  • An interest in gardening and landscaping and working outdoors is essential
  • Any previous horticulture/gardening experience is beneficial but not a requirement

Personal qualities

  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Able to work well with others under supervision
  • Accept advice and training by James and other qualified employees to further improve skills

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE’s, or equivalents in maths and English are desired but not essential
  • A keen interest, enthusiasm, a willingness to learn and reliability are most important

Future prospects

  • Depending on work we would like to continue employment after the Apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • Need to be happy to work outdoors in all weathers and flexible on hours of working
  • The meeting place for the team in the mornings is at the lock up at West Hyde, Rickmansworth WD3 9XU, candidate must live within 10 miles of this location or have access to own transport.
  • Should it be difficult to get to the lock up, then there is a possibility of collecting and returning to Chorleywood Station
  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise
  • https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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