Knoll garden centre launches new apprenticeship scheme
Garden World in Brent Knoll has launched an apprenticeship programme
garden centre is offering the scheme to people aged 16 and above
and all apprentices who successfully complete the programme will
receive a work-based diploma in horticulture.
Burks, General Manager of Sanders Garden World, explained: "We
are delighted to be launching an apprenticeship programme at the
scheme is the first of its kind for the horticultural industry
and is a great opportunity for people to gain employment, particularly
during the current economic climate."
apprenticeship will combine a blended learning approach with full
integration into the garden centre. Knowledge-based learning will
be accessed online, while college-based classes, which will take
place at selected horticultural colleges, will develop the apprentices
practical skills. These will then be put into practice in the
12-month programme includes an apprenticeship wage, which is dependent
on age. A celebration bonus of £500 will also
be paid to those who complete the scheme. After
12 months, higher level apprenticeships, linked to the management
development strategy of the garden centre, will be available to
successful candidates, subject to application.
register for an apprenticeship scheme with Sanders Garden World,
or email here
for an application form. The closing date for registrations is
Monday, March 19th.