James does both garden maintenance and landscaping himself. Two other employees also do the garden maintenance. James meets everyone at the lock up to go through the day's work. James is active with work and meeting and talking with the employees.

Vacancy Description

You will be working in a small team with one other, either James or qualified employee and visiting a variety of gardens. 

Duties will include:

  • Digging over beds
  • Weeding
  • Pruning
  • Cutting grass
  • Strimming
  • Hedge cutting
  • Landscaping
  • Laying patios
  • Fencing
  • Turfing

Desired skills

  • An interest in gardening and landscaping and working outdoors is essential
  • Any previous horticulture/gardening experience is beneficial

Personal qualities

  • Reliable & trustworthy
  • Able to work well with others under supervision
  • Accept advice and training by James and other qualified employees to further improve skills

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE's, or equivalents in maths and English are desired but not essential
  • A keen interest is most important

Future prospects

  • Depending on work we would like to continue employment after Apprenticeship
  • Our last Apprentice has continued to work with us

Things to consider

  • Need to be happy to work outdoors in all weathers and flexible on hours of working
  • KEITS Training Services Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the listed closing date should the need arise


Blacketts Wood Drive | Rickmansworth | WD3 5PY

Weekly wage


Working week

40hrs Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm some Saturdays. Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

24 months approx.

Possible start date

5 March 2019

Date posted

5 February 2019

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

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