Horticulture Apprenticeships (Eden Project)
The Eden Project is offering the opportunity to ‘earn while you learn’ on a two year horticulture apprenticeship programme. If you want to start building your career, an Apprenticeship Programme with the Eden Project is the perfect way!
Training and support will be offered from their experienced horticultural team. The Apprenticeship opportunity will also equip participants with the necessary skills required for becoming a horticulturist in a rapidly changing world where climate, carbon and food security will have a dramatic impact on the way we all work.
Horticulture apprentices will quickly become intrinsic members of their world class horticulture team. You will take an active role in the care and development of the horticultural collections and exhibits including working in the tropical and mediterranean biomes, the outdoor garden, wider estate and the science and nursery teams.
Responsibilities will include:
- Assist with soft landscaping, care of hedgerows, fencing, path and bridleway maintenance
- Responsible for use, care and maintenance of machinery used in grass and hedge cutting tasks, strimming and the use of a compact tractor
- Support the wider team with horticultural by pruning, planting, seed sowing, watering, spraying and weeding
- Assist with the identification of pests and diseases