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Grounds Operative Apprentice – County Training

Apprenticeship Level: Level 2 (Intermediate)
Organisation: Spacecare Ltd

This is an exciting opportunity to represent Spacecare Ltd,an established national estates maintenance company offering grounds maintenance, soft and hard landscaping, specialist cleaning and winter services. To apply, please click here:

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/1000240863

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Performance of on-site grounds care services including, lawn-care, weed control, maintenance of shrub, flowerbeds and planting works.
  • Performance of on-site soft landscaping general and the removal of low hazard waste
  • The interpretation of ground care specifications and the deliverance of these specifications on site.
  • Completing all relevant job documentation.
  • Hedges, shrubs, lawns, and general upkeep of client sites.
  • Reporting of any H&S issues or site standard issues to line manager.
  • Ensuring safe on-site working procedure.
  • Taking job completion photos to give an overview of the entire site standards.
  • Ensuring high productivity rates meeting allocated times for tasks.
  • Ensuring maintenance and upkeep of equipment under your control.
  • Ensuring maintenance and upkeep of vehicles under your control.
  • Review and process of all tasks via JobLogic system.
  • Reporting of any H&S issues or site standard issues to line manager.
  • Ensuring safe on-site working procedure.
  • Taking job completion photos to give an overview of the entire site standards.
  • Any other tasks as deemed necessary within your capabilities.

 

Desired skills and personal qualities

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Driving licence desireable

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C or above) desirable

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A view of retaining as a full time employee, on completion of a successful apprenticeship

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 2 Horticulture or Landscape Construction Operative Standard qualification which includes:

Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
End Point Assessment (EPA)
Work place assessment with one of County Training’s highly experienced workplace Assessors, including as an example, completion of assignments, project, and observation of workplace activities.

There may also be a requirement to attend formal teaching sessions to enhance knowledge or work towards completion of functional skills (if required).

There is also a requirement for you to keep an off the job log which is an important part of your Apprenticeship Programme.
Employer Rights and Responsibilities.
Personal Learning and Thinking.

Horticulture or Landscape Construction Operative

About the employer

Spacecare Ltd are an established national estates maintenance company offering grounds maintenance, soft and hard landscaping, specialist cleaning and winter services. Spacecare is the contractor of choice for many well-known property management companies, private owners, national companies and local governments, undertaking services on business parks, retail parks, industrial estates and commercial buildings. Link to apply: 

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/1000240863

Address:

UNIT F2-F3
HALESFIELD 23
TELFORD
TF7 4NY
Contact: www.spacecare.co.uk

Contact

Please contact:

COUNTY TRAINING

enquiries@countytraining.ac.uk

0345 678 9023

 

 

Grounds Operative Apprentice – County Training

Apprenticeship Vacancy Details

Reference Number: VAC1000240863
Organisation: Spacecare Ltd
Apprenticeship Level: Level 2 (Intermediate)
Apprenticeship Duration: 27 months
Job Location or Region: Telford
Wage: Annual Wage - £14,560
Working Week: Monday to Friday - 6am - 1.30pm
Possible Start Date: 6 May 2024
Positions Available: 2