CGM – Customer Service or Horticulture Apprenticeship

Country Grounds Maintenance Ltd (CGM) was founded in 1985 and provides a complete service to both commercial and domestic customers. Operating throughout East Anglia, CGM has bases in Kings Lynn, Norwich, Cambridge and Peterborough and regularly travel into Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk. Are you green fingered? Enjoy being in a customer-facing role?  If so, then this position might be the perfect opportunity for you.  Join an established group, providing a front line service to their customers along with retail assistance in all things home and garden. Site of apprenticeshipDownham Home & Garden Store Title of Apprenticeship Framework and Level – Level 2 Horticulture Training provide – KEITS Training to be provided – Intermediate Apprenticeship in Horticulture
  • NVQ Level 2
  • Technical Certificate Level 2
  • Functional Skills Level 1
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Any additional elements
  • Training in workplace
Duration of Training – 16-18 months Total Paid Weekly Hours – 40 Working Week Details – Working Days (example Mon-Fri): Monday-Sunday 5 out of 7 Times (to include any shift work etc): between 9.00-5.30 Apprentice Wage – Hourly Rate: 3.50 Weekly Rate: £140.00 Desired Skills
  • Understanding of customer care
  • Any gardening or horticultural knowledge/experience an advantage
  • Strong communication
Desired Personal Qualities
  • Cheerful and enthusiastic
  • Reliable and punctual – absolutely essential!
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Willingness to undertake the full apprenticeship training programme and any other training required to enhance your development
Desired Qualifications – GCSE (or equivalent) passes in English and Maths Future Prospects  – Subject to business need and budgets, on successful completion of the apprenticeship, you may be considered for permanent employment or progression. Apply – If you would like to apply please send your contact details together with your CV  to