YGS Landscapes are looking for a Landscaping and Horticulture apprentice! Gaining experience across the board, this is an L2 apprenticeship with Bicton College.

A Landscaping & Horticulture apprenticeship offers experience in soft landscaping, grounds maintenance and fencing, working on new commercial housing sites, business / retail parks and domestic gardens.

Work is generally based outside and undertaken throughout the year, so apprentices will work outside in all weathers, learning a range of practical tasks, with specialist skills being learnt through progression. A wide range of machinery and tools are used and additional training may be required depending on the nature of the works undertaken.

Working and learning in the horticulture and landscape industries is rewarding, offers a diverse range of employment opportunities and includes a range of skills that are transferrable into many other industries.

While learning the practical side of Horticulture with your employer, you will also be required to attend Bicton College on a block release programme. Accommodation is available on site if you don’t live close by.

Core qualifications: GCSE Maths and English at Grade 3

Working week: Monday – Friday 07:30 – 16:30. Total hours per week: 40

Apprenticeship level: L2

Salary: Minimum £5.00 per hour, depending on age

Apprenticeship duration: 18-24 months

How to apply: Send your CV to info@ygslandscapes.co.uk or call Charlotte at Bicton College on 01395 562447