Apprentice – Groundskeeper/Gardener

Closing Date for Applications: 31 August 2024
Standard / Level: Level 2
Location: Warford Park, Knutsford
Working for: WPL Management Ltd
Starting Salary: To be discussed at interview stage

WPL Management Ltd are a management company who manage 84 retirement properties at this site and also manage the whole site infrastructure and land, as well as other sites across the Northwest. We are looking for a keen apprentice who is willing to learn all aspects of groundskeeping over a large retirement and non-retirement site.

 

Main activities of the job will include:

  • Mowing
  • Hedgecutting
  • Tree management
  • Use of chemical weedkillers
  • Weeding
  • Overall garden maintenance

Personal qualities required:

  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Friendly
  • Hard-working
  • Can take instruction
  • Polite
  • A good team player

Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential

 

Training:

  • Reaseheath Training will be the apprenticeship provider for this Level 2 apprenticeship.
  • The employer will give guidance and support throughout
  • Off-the-job training must make up at least 20% of the apprentice’s contracted hours, over the total duration of the apprentice’s planned training period
  • This Standard apprenticeship may include Functional Skills in maths, English & ICT

After your apprenticeship there will be potential for full-time employment at Warford Park.