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Get the skills and qualifications you need for a career in horticulture with our two-year apprenticeship programmes
Applications for apprenticeships for an August start of the same year have now closed.
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You will undertake regular rotations through various garden departments assisting RHS staff with a range of tasks in the day-to-day cultivation and maintenance of the garden.
The working week is 37.5 hours per week, which includes any day or block release to college. Occasional weekend work will be required when key RHS events are taking place.
Each apprentice is assigned a Garden Manager and key contacts within each of the garden’s Curatorial / Educational departments.
Apprentices successfully gaining the RHS Apprenticeship certificate have the opportunity to:
Email our dedicated team and they’ll help you get your learning underway.
Our Campaign for School Gardening has information for school children as well as lots of competitions, help and information for 11 to 19 year-old gardening enthusiasts.
Our work-based training programmes are only possible with funding from our supporters. We are very grateful for the help we have received so far.
Applications were open from 1 December until 1 February for students and Specialist Horticultural Placement’s (SHPs) and 1 March for apprentices.
While applications are closed, see what our current and past learners have to say about their training at the RHS.
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Join one of the largest industries in the UK – working in horticulture is a great way of life and has opportunities for everyone.
The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.