Horticulture Apprentice

Company
BRIGHTON COLLEGE
Location
brighton,east sussex
Salary
£5.50 per hour
Posted
08 Oct 2020
Closes
05 Nov 2020
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Brighton College is seeking to appoint a Horticulture Apprentice on a fixed-term contract for 24 months in duration. This apprenticeship will be delivered in association with Plumpton College.

THE ROLE

As a Brighton College Horticulture Apprentice you will train to become a gardener of the future. 

You will be part of the team responsible for the gardens throughout Brighton College’s Estate.

Main learning areas and responsibilities:

  • Undertake and successfully complete a Horticulture apprenticeship qualification
  • You will assist with lawn care, cultivation, weed control, planting and tree works.
  • You will learn how to safely use of a range of equipment and machinery.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential:

  • Motivated, enthusiastic & passionate about gardening
  • Able to cope with practical tasks – using hand tools and machinery
  • Attention to detail to ensure work completed is of the highest standard
  • Team player – able to work as part of a team, to interact and communicate effectively as well as listen and absorb instructions
  • Safety orientated, ensuring pupil safety at all times
  • Able to follow the College’s policies and procedures.

Desirable:

  • A full, clean driving licence

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Principles of plant growth and development
  • Plant nutrition requirements
  • Ways to reduce waste
  • How to use equipment correctly
  • Cultivating soils for differing purposes
  • Controlling plant pests and diseases Identifying plants

For further information, please see our website. 

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