W109550 - Horticultural worker

Horticultural worker
Local Garden Care

This local business provides landscaping, environmental design, garden restoration and maintenance services. On their team they have qualified horticulturists, experienced landscapers and trainers. This position will provide a student a great experience to learn all about various aspects of landscaping and gardening.

Skills You Might Learn

The student will gain an understanding of working within the gardening / landscaping industry with a particular focus on horticulture. Students can expect to attain skills in workplace safety, environmentally sustainable work practices, landscape construction and recognition of plants, trees, soil types and pests.

Typical Tasks & Duties

The student will be learning all aspects of the horticulture and landscaping industry. Duties may involve; general landscaping construction work, labouring, barrow work, pruning, planting out, operation of basic machinery and equipment, building of retaining walls, identification or trees, plants & shrubs and cleaning of worksite.

Student Requirements

The student must have an interest in horticulture and landscaping and a willingness to do hands-on physically demanding work.

Dress Requirements

Steel capped boots. PPE provided by the employer.

Special Transport Requirements

Must be able to get to various work sites

RELATED COURSES INCLUDE

  • AHC20416 - Certificate II in Horticulture
  • VIC22216 - Certificate II in Building and Construction
Positions: 2 Positions
ID Number: W109550
Industry Area: AGRICULTURE
Location: Lara - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: Can host week blocks and one day a week (Tue, Wed & Fri) in term 3. Term 4 all days are available. Available anytime of the year.
Added By: Geelong Region Local Learning & Employment Network

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