1 Jun 2018

Apprenticeship Modern Apprenticeship in Horticulture

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh – Posted by Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Description

Modern Apprenticeship in Horticulture

2 Year Fixed Term Contract, based in Edinburgh

Starting Salary £16,900 (Band A) plus Civil Service pension and other benefits

 

The successful applicant will be offered a 2 year modern apprenticeship in which time they will attend SRUC Oatridge on day release basis to work towards an SVQ Level 2 in Horticulture.  As part of the placement, you will learn all aspects of horticulture, spending time in all areas of the garden including; arboriculture, alpine, glasshouses, herbaceous, lawns and nursery.

Successful candidates will also receive 25 days of annual leave plus a generous public holiday entitlement, protective clothing allowance, the opportunity to participate on selected elements of other RBGE professional courses and visits and study tours. As this is a Modern Apprenticeship scheme, applicants must be aged between 16 and 19 years old.

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Job Categories: Landbased. Job Types: Apprenticeship.

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