Apprenticeship standard: horticulture and landscape operative (approved for delivery)
Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the horticulture and landscape sector.
This document is relevant to:
- employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
- training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available
The approved standard outlines the skills, knowledge and behaviours required of the apprentice and the job they will need to be able to do by the time they have completed their apprenticeship.
This standard is ready to use.
Under our reforms, employer-designed standards will replace frameworks over the course of this parliament.
Employers involved in creating this standard
If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the horticulture and landscape operative standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the trailblazer contact: Ros@adrow.co.uk.
The standard for a horticulture and landscape operative was developed by:
- Association of Professional Landscapers (APL)
- British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI)
- City of London
- Continental Landscapes Ltd
- English Heritage
- Glendale Managed Services
- Ground Control
- Historic and Botanic Garden Training Programme
- Holland Landscapes
- Horticultural Trades Association (HTA)
- John O’Conner Grounds Maintenance
- National Trust
- Quadron idverde
- Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
- Royal Horticultural Society
- Scarborough Borough Council
- Wildlife Gardening Forum
Funding information for employers and training organisations
Funding band: 7
Funding band maximum: £5,000
Read the apprenticeship funding rules for further information.