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Looking for a rewarding career? Love working outdoors with plants, nature and the environment? Are you creative or practical? Then landscaping could be just the profession for you! Find out more about what it takes to be a landscaper and how to start your journey.About GoLandscape
Landscaping offers exciting and varied job opportunities for everyone; from entry-level school leavers to senior professionals. Get stuck in through hands-on experience, work your way up to supervising a team, or, specialise in specific areas like sports pitch maintenance or horticulture.Explore roles
Hear from real landscapers and discover how they got involved and why they love what they do! Some worked their way up from a Saturday job picking litter, others completed Diplomas and Degrees to get to where they wanted to be. There is a door waiting to be opened for everyone.More stories
Landscaping is a truly creative industry. From private gardens, public spaces and commercial sites, the landscape around us can offer both beauty and health benefits, stimulating our senses and improving our wellbeing. Let's all work together to protect our natural world; when can you start!Inspire me!
10.30am - 3.00pm
Capel Manor College (Enfield), Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 4RQ
Capel Manor College in Enfield will be running their first Careers Fair of 2017 in March. The Fair will be preceded by an Industry Networking Brunch at 10.30am. This is an opportunity for students from the college to meet the GoLandscape team representing the land based industry and to learn more about the new initiative and how they can find employment in the industry, following the courses that they are currently studying.
The Careers Fair in 2016 was extremely successful, with over 1,000 students attending from all of Capel's centres. With over 56 employers also attending, those in the room were all suitably impressed with how the students showed positive enthusiasm and excellent knowledge of the land based industry sector.
A significant number of students will be job ready and looking for employment or progression in the industry, so this event is a good opportunity for GoLandscape to meet them face to face, preparing them for employment and for the steps ahead.
GoLandscape is currently in pilot stage and has so far inspired and educated hundreds of students across the South Thames region since its launch in November, in taking up careers in the landscape industry. More events are planned throughout 2017 and will be posted to the website in due course.
The Department of Education's Skills Funding Agency has launched its new 'Find Apprenticeship Training Tool' to help employers across England find apprenticeship training.
You can find the new tool on the GOV.UK website here.
It provides employers with information about apprenticeships on offer at approved training organisations and includes information on more than 16,000 apprenticeships, as well as details about the training providers that can deliver the qualifications.
If you are a provider offering standards then you can enter your information on ‘Find Apprenticeship Training’ here.
Upon inspection of the website, by searching for 'Landscaping' and refining by Horticulture, you can find a list of training providers offering courses in your local area by inputting your postcode.trending_flat Back
GoLandscape Ambassadors Richard Kay, Chairman of Green-tech, and Richard Gardiner, Managing Director of NAG Solutions, represented BALI's new career initiative at the recently held British Forces Resettlement Service Careers Fair at the Aldershot Garrison, at the heart of a large army base, on 19th January. GoLandscape was joined by Eljays44's Jamie Wilkinson and Liam Colclough. The aim of exhibiting at this particular event was to link the landscape industry with ex-servicemen and women who have retired from military forces, or, a change of career.
The hall maintained a steady flow of attendees throughout the 4 hour show, with over 45+ contacts made and established for the GoLandscape team to follow up on.
Those in attendance had all been through various types of training which would be transferable in the landscape sector. Most attendees were seeking a job in an outside environment and were looking to change careers within the next 12 months to 2 years. The landscape industry provides the perfect solution as it offers excellent structure and discipline, similar to that offered by the MOD.
Prior to the event taking place, BALI Registered Contractor Northumbrian Landscapes also supplied details of an open job vacancy; a landscape design and build position, including all relevant training as part of a new career opportunity within the landscaping industry. The GoLandscape team were able to match up two potential candidates for the role, one looking to relocate back to Northumberland.
GoLandscape continues to be trialled throughout the BALI South Thames Region. More developments, event announcements and updates will follow shortly.trending_flat Back
BALI will be supporting the British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) upcoming National Employment & Careers Fair of 2017 in Aldershot, promoting opportunities to work in the landscape industry through its careers initiative, GoLandscape, to those men and women that have served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, i.e: Service Leavers, the Reserve Forces and their families.