Landscaping Apprenticeship

£7 / hr
10 Jun 2019
08 Jul 2019
Account Executive Tim Chester-Williams
Contract Type

Inspired Gardens is a Sussex based design, build, plant

and maintenance company. We pride ourselves on

providing the highest levels of service right from enquiry

to job sign off.

As a company, we want ambitious, keen and positive

members to join our team, with the aim to progress

employees to push them to the reach their full potential.

We offer a top end product but also want to keep the fun

and laid back area to the business with regular socials and


Training to be Provided:

Mode of attendance: Work Based Learning

Evening / Daytime: Daytime

Duration: 2 years

Venue: Work place and Crawley College

Start date: Flexible start dates throughout the year

Attendance Days and times to be confirmed at interview

Course Timetable: Flexible work based delivery and assessment. Candidates will also be expected to attend college on a day-release basis.


• Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations.

• Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying - on site assessment

Functional Skills - weekly sessions delivered at college:

• Level 1 - English

• Level 1 - Maths

• Employment rights and responsibilities (ERR) - workbook

• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) - workbook

About the course

An assessor will liaise with the Employer and the Apprentice to co-ordinate the different aspects of the Apprenticeship programme.

Apprentices will be allocated their own Assessor who will visit them regularly in the workplace to assess the NVQ Diploma, which is the competence based element of the Intermediate Apprenticeship.

The knowledge based element and the Functional Skills will be delivered through day release at college.

Mandatory units are:

- Erecting Masonry Structures in the Workplace

- Setting Out Masonry Structures in the Workplace

- Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace

- Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace

- Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace

Expected Duration:

2 years

Skills Required:

Qualifications Required:

Functional Skills - weekly sessions delivered at college:

• Level 1 - English

• Level 1 - Maths

Personal Qualities:

Punctuality, listening to instruction, polite and presentable, motivated and keen to learn

Future Prospects:

Other Important Information:

All applications must be made through Apprenticeship vacancies. Do not contact the employer direct as this may result in your application not being considered. The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour effective from 1st April 2018. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

Reality Check:

Employees will need to get to our office which is based in Hassocks, 10 minutes from the station.