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Landscape Maintenance Apprentice Level 2 Jack Moody Landscaping

Salary

Annual wage £13,312 to £23,795 a year (depending on applicants age)

Opportunity type

Apprenticeship

Available hours

Monday - Friday, 7.30am - 4.30pm Total hours per week: 40 hours a week

Closing date

Landscape Maintenance Apprentice Level 2 Jack Moody Landscaping

We are seeking an apprentice, to embark on a program designed to provide hands-on training and instruction in the field of landscape maintenance. This role is essential for the care and preservation of outdoor spaces, including parks, gardens, commercial properties and residential areas, contributing to the upkeep of various outdoor environments.

Apprenticeship level:

Horticulture or Landscape Construction Operative Level 2 (GCSE) 

Apprenticeship duration:

24 Months

Possible Start Date:

10th June 2024

Location:

Jack Moody Group Hollybush Farm, Warstone Road, Wolverhampton WV10 7LX

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Grounds Maintenance – Assist in mowing lawns, trimming edges and maintaining grassy areas to ensure a neat and well-kept appearance
  • Landscape Cleanup – Perform routine cleanup tasks, including leaf removal, debris disposal and general site tidying
  • Safety and Compliance – Follow all safety procedures and guidelines to ensure a safe working environment. Adhere to local regulations and industry standards regarding landscaping practices. Report any safety hazards or incidents promptly
  • Equipment Maintenance – Learn to operate and maintain landscaping tools and machinery, such as lawnmowers, tractors, and power tools. Learn to inspect and maintain landscaping equipment and tools, reporting any issues for repair or replacement
  • Customer Interaction – Interact professionally with clients and residents as needed, addressing inquiries and providing information about maintenance activities. Address client concerns and inquiries as needed
  • Team Collaboration – Work effectively as part of a landscape maintenance team, collaborating with team members on various tasks

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

This is a Level 2 – Landscape Apprenticeship that includes the following:

  • Mandatory Qualifications
  • Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (1 Day course-Ofqual registered qualification)
  • LANTRA Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides or C&G Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides
  • LANTRA Level 2 Award in Safe Application of Pesticides Using Hand-Held Equipment or C&G Level 2 Award in Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand-Held Equipment
  • An apprentice is expected to attend college at least 1 day a week at the Botanical Garden Study Centre

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship

Completing a Landscape Maintenance Operative apprenticeship provides you with a strong foundation in maintaining outdoor spaces. It equips you with valuable skills and knowledge than can lead to various career opportunities in the landscaping and grounds maintenance field within our business and beyond. Here are various roles you could apply for after completing your apprenticeship:

  • Grounds Maintenance Worker
  • Lawn Care Technician
  • Horticulturalist
  • Groundskeeper
  • Tree Care Technician
  • Arborist Assistant
  • Landscape Team Leader
  • Landscape Designer or Landscape Architect Assistant
  • Parks and Recreation Worker
  • Golf Course Grounds Team Member
  • Landscape Maintenance Supervisor

Desired skills and personal qualities:

  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Team working
  • Time management
  • Build positive relationships
  • Attention to detail
  • Physical fitness
  • Basic knowledge of plant care
  • Patience

Qualifications:

  • GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3 or above D-A*) desirable
  • GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 3 or above D-A*) desirable
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To register your interest, please click 'Apply Now' to email us and attach your CV.