Cultivate London is now recruiting for the last traineeship of 2015
The traineeship will start on the 8th of September and run until 18th December. Taster sessions will be available on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of September.
To summarise, our traineeship comprises a three-month placement with Cultivate London (10am-4pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday), and a 1-month work placement at another enterprise. While at Cultivate London, trainees learn a wide range of basic horticulture skills, have the opportunity to achieve a level one qualification in practical horticulture, maths and literacy, and are involved in many aspects of the running of our award-winning social enterprise, from seed sowing to harvest and sales. Following the three months with Cultivate London, trainees are then be placed with a suitable business, where they will complete a one-month work placement. Examples of businesses with whom we are collaborating to provide work experience are Amey (who hold a contract with the Royal Parks), Walpole Gardens, Chiswick House Gardens, Mace Construction and Octink, among others. All expenses are covered, including lunch, travel and equipment.
This is a great first step to becoming work-ready, and is a fantastic option for individuals who are looking to get out there and try something new, while building their CV. Support is also provided to help our trainees find work after the traineeship.
If this opportunity is of interest to you or someone you know, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Kevin on 0787 5013 829 or send an email.
We look forward to hearing from you!