South Staffordshire College

Garden Maintenance and Soft Landscaping Apprentice – Arccas (Midlands) Limited (26/02/2018)

Closing Date: Mon 26th February 2018
Salary: £122.50
Category: ApprenticeVacancy

Vacancy Description: 

Duties to include:-

  • Garden and grounds maintenance such as lawn mowing
  • Strimming
  • Hedge cutting
  • Pruning
  • Hoeing
  • Weeding
  • Leaf blowing
  • Weed killer application etc
  • Hard & soft landscaping
  • Planting
  • Membraning and bark chipping areas
  • Gravelling
  • Turfing along with the occasional paving
  • Decking
  • Fencing
  • Installation of sleepers and retaining walls and a variety of other landscaping work.


Title: Garden Maintenance and Soft Landscaping Apprentice

Employer: Arccas (Midlands) Limited

Employer Description: With over 15 years’ experience in commercial grounds maintenance and soft landscaping we have provided a high standard of service surpassing our clients’ expectations. We believe our experience, communication skills, attention to detail and professional image have helped us achieve a standard of maintenance that is second to none and are confident that we can improve and maintain the appearance of any property.

Vacancy Location: Belwell Drive, Sutton Coldfield, B74 4AH.

Working Week:  35 hours per week.

Mon-Friday 8:00am-16:00pm


  • Level 2 NVQ Horticulture
  • Functional Skills (Maths and English) up to Level 2
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)


Vacancy Type: Intermediate Apprenticeship

Duration: 12 Months – 18 Months

Personality: We are looking for a punctual and committed person with a keen interest in gardening and landscaping who enjoys working outdoors.

Qualifications: Ideally, candidates will hold GCSE grades A*-C (4-9) in Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications).

Skills required: The initial skills required are hard work, reliability, dedication and the ability to work as part of team. We will help develop your gardening and landscaping skills during your apprenticeship. Some previous gardening experience would be helpful but not essential.

Future Prospects: We have had great success with apprentices in the past currently in full time senior positions with us. There is a genuine possibility of full time employment with us on completing the apprenticeship. We like to continue educating and helping our employees to progress further in our company.

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