Landscaping Apprentice at Foliation Limited

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  • Reference: VAC001188216
  • Total Positions: 1
  • Location: Newent
  • Salary: £160.00 per week
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Closing Date: 5 April 2017
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Summary:

A great job offer with a successful company. You will assist the construction team in hard and soft landscaping and garden maintenance.

This role will include a variation of jobs within Landscape Gardening, including:

  • Working with listed walls using old techniques to rebuild.
  • Learning how to lay and point pathways and patios.
  • Build and dismantle show gardens at Royal Horticultural Society flower shows.
  • General Maintenance and grounds keeping such as mowing, edging and hedging is also required.

An example of some of the units you will be completing during your Apprenticeship includes:

  • Prepare and construct new structures or surfaces.
  • Maintaining plants outdoors.
  • Design landscape areas and specify materials and components.
  • Preparing ground for seeding and planting.
  • Levelling and preparing sites for landscaping.
  • Repair and restore walls.
  • Laying hard surfaces for external landscaping.

Requirements

Desired skills

Hardworking, a positive attitude towards new challenges, enthusiastic about learning and developing new skills.

Personal qualities

Reliable, polite, well-mannered.

Qualifications required

Preferably minimum GCSE grade C in English & Maths or equivalent to.

Future Prospects

Successful applicant can progress into certain areas of the business depending on their ability to learn.

About the employer

Foliation Limited is a dynamic, forward-thinking hard/soft landscaping company based in Gloucestershire, undertaking projects throughout the UK.

Website: http://www.foliation.co.uk/

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Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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