Horticultural Apprentice - Crop Technician/Production - Wyevale Nurseries Ltd - Hereford

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Employer: Wyevale Nurseries Ltd

Excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic person to join the teams of horticulturists and follow a career path in commercial production horticulture with an employer from the Midland Regional Growers [MRG] - a group of independent ornamental horticultural nurseries and growers in and around the Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Herefordshire areas.


An opportunity has arisen to undertake an apprenticeship in Plant Production. Training will be provided and will include:

  • Propagation including seed sowing and taking cuttings
  • Pricking out
  • Plant establishment/potting on
  • Irrigation
  • Plant growth & development
  • Pest & disease control
  • Harvesting
  • Quality control
  • Despatch 

Weekly wage: £239.85

Working week: Monday to Thursday 07:50am - 16:30pm & Friday 07:50am - 15:30pm. Total hours per week: 39.00

Expected duration: 24 months

Possible start date: 02 Sep 2019

Desired skills: 

  • Good team worker
  • Sociable
  • Good communicator

Personal qualities:

  • Positive attitude
  • Enthusiastic
  • Motivated

Desired qualifications: 

GCSE grades 9-4 (A*-C) in English and maths or equivalent qualifications.

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