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Employer Ref: Hort14
Job Type:
Key Skills:
Desired skills
Candidates must be able to work in all weathers 
Have a keen interest in this field of work
Have a good level of fitness 
Able to use own initiative
Be able to work well within a team
Driving licence desirable but not essential
Personal qualities
Hard working 
Good sense of humour
Must have a willingness to learn
Do all the tasks involved in Horticulture
Desired qualifications
GCSE English and Maths grade A-D or equivalent
**Please state your grades or your application will be declined**
Industry Sector:
Salary Details:
Working week
30 hours per week during winter months and up to 39 hours per week during spring and summer. 8am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday 8am to 4pm Friday.
Total hours per week: 30.00
Job Description:
Learning and understanding of hardy shrubs and trees, from propagation to point of sale. Being able to work in all weathers and taking personal pride in your work be it weeding, planting or sweeping a shrub bed. Looking after machines and tools. Working within a team and with customers.

Duties will include:
Weeding, potting and planting shrubs and trees
Learning how to use Horticulture implements and tools, and general nursery maintenance
Learn to drive small compact tractors
Label printing

Future prospects
Potential for permanent position on completion of the Apprenticeship
Things to consider
We are 3 miles from the nearest village Rosliston. You will either need your own transport or a reliable lift. Please check Google for routes and timings etc

Training provider
Level 2 Apprenticeship in Horticulture
ERR (Employee Rights and Responsibilities)
Functional Skills in English and Maths if needed 
Apprenticeship standard
Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care > Horticulture and Landscape Operative
Training provider
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by DART Ltd (Dales Agricultural Rural Training)
Leanne Bailey 01332 794910
Possible start date:26/02/18

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