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Landscaping Apprentice
(James Rawcliffe)

Location:

Rickmansworth WD3 5PY

Course level:

Intermediate

Course Duration:

24 months

Weekly Hours:

40 hours

Salary:

Competitive salary

Positions:

1

About this opportunity:

James Rawcliffe Landscapes provides both garden maintenance and landscaping provide a range of expert garden and landscaping services, from garden maintenance through to hard and soft landscaping, delivering a high quality service around Hertfordshire. Our small, friendly team are experienced in all aspects of gardening and landscaping and are here to support you through your apprenticeship journey.

You will be working in a small team visiting a variety of gardens. Learning all aspects of landscaping and garden maintenance towards the Level 2 Horticulture Operative standard.

Skills will be developed though regular training and undertaking daily tasks including:

  • 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 be able to get here for 7.50am. Either by living 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

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