Do you love working outside? Are you ready for a career where you can work with your hands and go head first into a hard days work? This could be the job for you.
You will be working for SAP fencing , a specialist fencing and decorative aggregate landscapers. Paving slabs and sheds, concrete products and soil supplies. Based in Bucknall in Stoke on Trent. You will be learning specialist skills of the trade and learning on the job. This opportunity gives you the chance to learn how to use tools, machinery and be able to take these skills to further your career. You must be willing to travel out of the area to get to site (do not necessarily need to have your own driving license)
About Your Employer:
SAP Fencing works on a range of new build houses both in the Midlands and the North West regions. They are a local based. Fencing and decorative aggregate supplies. SAP work with supplies such as paving slabs and sheds, concrete products and Soil supplies.
What is Gardening, Landscaping and Horticulture?
Being part of a Gardening, Landscaping or Horticulture team means you can expect to be outside a lot of the time! You will be working with your hands and learning things like fencing and decking, using garden equipment safely, hedge cutting and grounds maintenance. Being part of this type of team will leave you satisfied after a hard days work being able to see the work you have achieved.
Gardening can be a rewarding career with many people going into self-employment. You will pick up skills on the job and take them through your career.
- Hard working
- Enjoy working outdoors in all-weather conditions.
- Have an eagerness to learn new skills.
- Work well within a team.
- Follow instructions correctly and efficiently.
- Able to use own initiative.
- Be physically fit.
- Personally motivated.
- Mimic the high standards of work with a keen eye for detail, taking pride in all work you do.
- Good communication skills (with colleagues, the public and clients)
Applying English & Maths To This Role:
You will need a general knowledge of Maths to be able to work out surface area. You may also need to estimate how many paving slabs are needed for a garden?
GCSE Maths & English 9-4 (A*-C) or functional skills as equivalent
CSCS card required
Apprenticeship in Horticulture Level 2
The average wage of a Landscaper in the UK is between £19-24,000 per year*
*Statistics gathered from payscale.com
Full time employment on completion of this apprenticeship is to be discussed