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.

Duties: 

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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