Parks and Gardens Apprenticeship – Preston

Parks and Gardens Apprenticeship – Preston

  • Working with a Local Council
  • Earn and Learn
  • Gain a Nationally Recognised Qualification

AGA is seeking an individual to undertake a Parks and Gardens Apprenticeship to work with a Local Council based in Preston. The successful candidate will work full time for 3 years whilst completing a ‘Certificate III in Parks and Gardens’.  
  
Responsibilities:

  • Plant and transplant flowers, shrubs, trees and lawns
  • Implement plant nutrition programs
  • Maintain gardens by fertilising and trimming
  • Provide information on plants and their culture
  • Control weeds as well as plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • Contribute to work health and safety processes

Role Selection Criteria:

  • Enjoy practical and mechanical work
  • Able to undertake manual and heavy work
  • Able to work outdoors in all sorts of weather conditions

Requirements:

  • Drivers licence and own transport 
  • Willing to undertake a Police Check and/or Medical
  • Genuine interest in parks and gardens
  • No prior qualifications necessary

AGA Apprentices will:

  • Attend accredited RTO/TAFE training
  • Receive ongoing mentoring & support
  • Receive a weekly wage including entitlements
  • Obtain personal protective equipment

AGA is a not for profit company and is one of the largest providers of employment and training services in Australia.

Application close date: Thursday the 28th March

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.

Posted on Friday, March 1, 2019

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