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Customer Service, Mentoring or Horticultural Traineeship

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8 Weeks


  • Aged 16-24
  • Based in or around the following locations:

Stockton, Seaham, Middlesbrough, Staffordshire, Edgeware Havering, Bromley, Doncaster, Durham, Northamptonshire, Wiltshire.


Bromley, Doncaster, Durham, Edgeware, Havering, Northamptonshire, Middlesbrough, Seaham, Staffordshire, Stockton and Wiltshire.


3 days per week remote/distance learning with 2 days practical work placement

How To Apply:

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Opportunities at Shaw Trust Garden Centres

As a stepping stone to an apprenticeship or job, smarten up your CV with the skills and experience employers are looking for!

  • Gain independence and confidence
  • Meet like-minded young people
  • An opportunity to network with potential employers
  • Gain the key skills and work experience to progress in your chosen career

An Ixion traineeship also provides you with a training allowance of £40.00 per week during your placement to support costs such as travel. If you are in receipt of benefits these will not be affected.

Course Outline:

  • Communication skills
  • Time Management
  • Teamworking
  • Problem Solving
  • Level 1 Work Skills qualification
  • Up to Level 2 English and maths (if required)
  • Digital Skills


  • 1-2-1 and group teaching with regular tutorials
  • Career Planning
  • Guidance on applications processes for employment, education, apprenticeships and other options suitable
  • CV Writing, Cover Letters, Interview Preparation and Profiling on Websites


At the end of your traineeship placement you will receive a guaranteed interview with the opportunity to progress into an Apprenticeship.

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