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Horticulture Apprenticeship Sign Up – Bailey


2nd August 2019

Bailey has been working with West Lindsey Landscapes Ltd for almost 5 months now, gaining experience and a taste of what the landscaping industry is like. This week, Bailey has been signed up to the Horticulture & Landscape Operative Apprenticeship, Landscape pathway programme with Riseholme College. It was a pleasure to have received Craig Malloy into our office on Thursday, where the apprenticeship was discussed in more details and the formal signing up was completed.

Bailey will attend his first class of the apprenticeship programme in mid September, and will attend Riseholme College once a week, for a duration of approximately 2 years. Throughout this period, the college will provide Bailey with theories on various aspects of landscaping, generally covering principles of plant growth and development, plant nutrition requirements, ways to reduce waste, cultivating soils for different purposes, controlling plant pests and diseases amongst others. 

West Lindsey Landscapes Ltd will provide Bailey with the practical elements of his course in order to complete the apprenticeship programme. This will be tied in together with the daily activities of landscaping, such as applying fertiliser to soils prior to turf laying and seed sowing, using machinery and equipment to cultivate and prepare topsoil, identifying, setting out and planting shrubs and everything else that is involved in the landscaping schemes that we install.

It is a pleasure to work alongside Riseholme College in providing education to the youth and promoting the landscaping industry. The Horticulture apprenticeship is a great opportunity for those who have an interest in working in exciting projects, learning about the industry, developing an exciting career and building a personal life full of friends. We recruit all year round and there is no time restrictions on when to join.

For further details about the apprenticeship programme, please visit the following links:

Riseholme College
https://www.riseholme.ac.uk/departments/horticulture/horticulture-and-landscape-operative

West Lindsey Landscapes Ltd
https://westlindseylandscapes.com/careers-2/

Find an Apprenticeshiphttps://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-304901