Some of the knowledge, skills and behaviour aspects you will cover will include:
Health and Safety
Plant growth and development
Tools, equipment and machinery
Maintain hard structures
The following qualifications will be required prior to taking the end point assessment:
Emergency first aid: Level 2 award in emergency first aid at work.
Pesticides: Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides Guidance OR Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides
English & maths: Apprentices without level 2 English and maths must achieve level 1 and take the test for level 2 before taking the end-point assessment.
To comply with legislation / industry standards, individuals who wish to work in some sectors of the industry may have to complete additional certificates of training, statutory licences and health and safety approved competency cards in order to be permitted on to a worksite
The successful apprentice will have the opportunity to progress on to a higher level apprenticeship standard.
Work as a landscape gardener, planning and maintaining large gardens, parks and green spaces, garden centres etc.