Horticultural Apprenticeship

Horticultural Apprenticeship

Looking for an apprenticeship? Could this one be for you?


– Post Number: 5038
– Division :Parks Service Delivery
– Salary details: £6560 – £6560 (Pro rata for part time)
– Contract Type: Fixed Term (over 3 months)
– Employment Status: Full Time
– Hours: 37.00
– Location: East Cemetery Lodge
– Interview date: TBC
Closing date: 21 April 2017

Opportunities have arisen for four Horticultural Apprenticeships based with Parks and Housing Grounds Maintenance teams, Bournemouth Borough Council. The training role will potentially cover many aspects of horticulture including ornamental shrub borders, bedding, nursery plant production, grounds maintenance machinery usage, golf course grounds maintenance, sports pitch maintenance, fine turf maintenance, wildflower meadows and more.
Applicants will be expected to undertake a City & Guilds Work Based Diploma in Horticulture (Parks and Gardens) and apprenticeships are likely to last for 24 months.
Applicants must have a keen interest in horticulture, be committed, conscientious and keen to learn.