• £8,236.80

Sustain Landscapes Ltd currently have a vacancy for an Apprentice Landscape Operative. The selected candidate will work on landscape construction contracts and grounds maintenance contracts across the North East region and will receive the required training to fulfil their position and progress in their career.

Desired skills

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-2 or A*-E) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-2 or A*-E) Essential

Future prospects

Sustain Landscapes Limited is an expanding and forward-thinking company and has a policy of promoting from within. Training and career progression could be available to the successful candidate.

One progression pathway could be undertaking the Horticulture Supervisor Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Important Other Information

You will be working outside in all weathers, hot, cold, wet, dry, etc. No previous experience required as all training will take place during the programme however, you must be physically fit, able to bend, lift and use various tools and equipment. Must have a “can-do” attitude to work.

97.4% of our apprentices progressed to employment or further study*.

Destination data for Sunderland College 2019/20, Apprentice completers. 

Why choose Sunderland College?

96% of our apprentices agree that they have the chance to develop new skills at their workplace*.

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

97% of our apprentices agree that their course is helping their skills to get better.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

The college works in partnership with over 600 employers. 

We have over 40 Apprenticeship programmes across a range of career sectors.

Best reasons to choose an apprenticeship

Earn while you learn. What's not to like about earning money while learning on-the-job, and getting relevant qualifications all at the same time.

Wide choice of careers. We are one of the biggest apprenticeship providers in the region and offer over 40 apprenticeship programmes in lots of career sectors.

Get paid.You will earn at least the minimum apprentice wage of £4.30 an hour (from April 2021 – aged 16-18).

Great support. You will get the best of both worlds with support from your employer and college to make sure you achieve and get the best out of your apprenticeship.

Excellent prospects. Starting in the workplace means there is lots of potential for you to progress quickly, giving you a fast track route to career success.

A competitive edge. An apprenticeship will give you the edge when competing for jobs against other well-qualified candidates.

Get hired. The qualifications, skills and experience you gain will look super impressive on your CV and your apprenticeship could even turn into a full time job.

An alternative to university. Higher apprenticeships mean that you can become qualified to degree level and beyond.

Gain skills. Not only will you develop job specific skills, you will gain transferable skills, such as time management, that you can use in other industries and careers.

Real job. You will be doing a real job for a real employer and putting your skills and knowledge into practice will show employers what you are capable of.

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