We are a Jewish cemetery which is an all lawn cemetery, we have a small diversity on our grounds that would allow most horticulture learnings, we also aim to develop all staff on a multi skill program covering all aspects of cemetery work.

Vacancy Description

This vacancy will involve the following and more:

  • Grass cutting-which covers strimming the use of a pedestrian mulching deck and a pedestrian box collection for our formal grass amenity areas-ride on mowers for our larger areas
  • Rose pruning, shrub bed area maintenance
  • Developing natural wildlife and woodland burial area
  • Memorial stone cleaning
  • Driving the electric bus for the elderly to grave sides
  • Assisting in the setup of the burial area
  • Depending on your confidence training for digger and dumper

There will also be the opportunity to undertake some short courses such as PA1+ PA6.

Desired skills

  • An interest in horticulture is essential
  • Previous horticulture experience is desired

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Hard Working
  • Team player
  • Ability to work from own initiative
  • Reliable and trustworthy

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE's, or equivalents, in maths and English are desired but not essential
  • Applicants MUST NOT already hold a level 2 or higher in horticulture to be eligible for this apprenticeship

Future prospects

  • Potential for an advanced horticulture apprenticeship in the future for the right candidate

Things to consider

  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise
  • https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


Edgware HA8 8QP

Weekly wage

To be agreed upon appointment

Working week


Apprenticeship duration

14 months approx.

Date posted

28 January 2020

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

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