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Grounds Maintenance Apprentice – Assist Group – Level 2 Horticulture Apprenticeship

  • Location: Loughborough
  • Salary: 8,320
  • Level: 2
28/01/2019 ymca Loughborough

Grounds Maintenance Apprentice – Assist Group – Level 2 Horticulture Apprenticeship

  • Sector: landbased environmental
  • Location: Loughborough
  • Salary: 8,320
  • Level: 2
Grounds Maintenance Apprentice – Assist Group – Level 2 Horticulture Apprenticeship
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Opportunity description

The Assist Group is an exciting and dynamic business providing a wide range of services across the public sectors including Local Authorities, Central Government, Defence and Social Housing.

Working for the ground team the duties  the duties will include carrying out grounds maintenance activities within our environmental services division. The apprentice will assist with the day-to-day operations of effective delivery of the services to the required standards. The position will involve the use of associated grounds maintenance equipment and materials.  Training will be provided throughout the apprenticeship, working towards accredited qualifications.

Roles and responsibilities include :

  • Grass cutting/Shrub and hedge cutting works
  • Edging and shrub bed maintenance
  • Weeding/Sweeping
  • Litter Picking/Leaf collection
  • Chemical Application
  • Safely use grounds maintenance equipment including hand tools, strimmers, hedge-cutters, pedestrian and ride on mowers, and any other machinery required
  • Carry out maintenance to grounds maintenance equipment
  • Compliance with all relevant legislation
  • Maintain and prepare sports pitches, i.e. grass cutting, line marking and erecting sports equipment
  • Horticultural operations such as planting, pruning and maintenance of trees and shrubs
  • Excellent customer relations and

The successful candidate will be:

  • Ability to carry out physical tasks within Health and Safety guidelines
  • Able to work effectively within a team
  • Able to deliver great customer service
  • Their GCSE Maths and English grades A – E or equivalent

Please note that YMCA Training is acting as a recruitment partner in this process and you are not required to contact the business directly.

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