A renowned, multi award winning, landscape design, construction and garden maintenance company is offering SWL opportunities to students currently undertaking a Certificate in Horticulture. This large company, based in Ringwood has crews working throughout Melbourne building and maintaining, predominantely large domestic gardens. This is a sought after opportunity to experience working in the Horticultural/Landscape Industry, with a professional team of Landscapers and Horticulturalists with years of experience. *Please note - this employer has requested that their details not be advertised, and that placement inquiries first be directed through Outer Eastern LLEN ph: 8578 6844.
Skills You Might Learn
Students will gain valuable industry experience in both horticultural and landscaping skills. Working in a team, communication with colleagues and clients. Students will participate in OHS processes and environmentally sustainable work practices.
Typical Tasks & Duties
The student will be exposed to a variety of tasks and duties during the work placement. Horticulture tasks may include: plant identification, planting out, mowing, whipping, pruning and overall garden maintenance; Landscaping tasks may include: paving, carpentry, soil structure and drainage.
Punctuality is important. The student will be required to travel in work vehicles with other staff from the Ringwood Depot to work sites throughout Melbourne. See Dress Requirements for further information.
Students should ensure that they wear :Steel capped boots, pants or shorts and a High vis shirt if they have one. A high vis vest can be provided.
Special Transport Requirements
The main office site is a 2 minute walk from Heatherdale Railway station.
RELATED COURSES INCLUDE
- AHC20410 - Certificate II in Horticulture
- AHC30610 - Certificate III in Production Horticulture
- AHC30710 - Certificate III in Horticulture