Apprentice Horticulture & Landscape Operative Level 2 - London

YMCA Training
01 Oct 2019
17 Oct 2019
Start Date
Apprentice Horticulture & Landscape Operative Level 2 - London The apprentice will work as part of a team with an experienced operative initially. Due to the diverse customer base the apprentice will experience different types of working environments, from private residences to Residential Homes. Duties to include: Safe use of tools and how to work safely Dealing with a wide range of plants, shrubs and small trees and their maintenance Lawn improvements and treatments, and the relevance of pesticides/herbicides Removing waste materials from the gardens for transportation. Carry out any tasks required by the landscaping team. Emptying the vehicles of garden waste and other items removed from site. Assisting the gardening team by clearing up hedge cuttings and leaves. Grass cutting and strimming. Weeding/ Leaf blowing Hedge cutting (once training is given and you are competent) Ensure you are compliant with all health and safety regulation and you wear your protective clothing when necessary, the business works and evolves. The successful candidate: Well presented at all times Good time keeping is essential Come prepared for work with everything you need. Be a team player Have GCSE Maths and English 9 to 5above or equivalent Alongside the apprentice Standard in Horticulture & Landscape Operative Level 2 you will also receive on the job training from your work colleagues and work based Tutor. Functional Skills English and maths will also be offered as part of your programme and will be necessary should you need to upskill in one or both of these areas. Just apply now and make sure your CV is attached and that you include a brief cover letter that explains why you're interested in this role and why you are the best person for the job! Please note that YMCA Training is acting as a recruitment partner in this process and you are not required to contact the business directly. If you have any questions about this or any other apprenticeships advertised here get in touch by clicking the apply button below.