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Thursday, 21 Sep 2017

Green Jobs: Sustainable, Environmental Apprenticeships

Quick Facts | Green Jobs: Sustainable, Environmental Apprenticeships

To a green, sustainable, environmental apprentice you need to:
  • Have a passion for the environment
  • An interest in environment and sustainability issues
  • Enjoy practical and mechanical activities
  • Like working outdoors (Horticulture / Land Conservation / Trades)
  • Desire to work in an office (Business)
  • Good written and oral communication skills)
  • Ability to work methodically and accurately

Green, Sustainable, Environmental Apprenticeships
Parks & Gardens - Certificate III Horticulture, Parks & Gardens (4 years)
Landscaping - Certificate III Horticulture, Landscaping (4 years)
Turf management - Certificate III Horticulture, Turf management (4 years)
Electrotechnology (4 years)

Green, Sustainable, Environmental Traineeships
Conservation Land Management - Certificate II Conservation Land Management (12-18 mths)
Business (Environment and sustainability) - Certificate III Business

What's in it for YOU?

You'll enjoy earning while you learn and receive a nationally recognised qualification on completion.

A dedicated consultant from WPC Group will make sure you're enrolled at TAFE and be there to help guide you through your apprenticeship or traineeship. If you’re struggling financially and need some help with your traineeship or apprenticeship fees, our industry consultant can help you apply for a tuition-fee relief grant through the Skilling Australia Foundation who may be able to give you the ‘hand up’ that you need.

How to Apply for an Apprenticeship
or Traineeship

Visit our current apprenticeship Vacancies.

You can choose to submit an online application by completing a few easy steps.

Contact your nearest office to speak to our friendly recruitment team.

Types of jobs


A Snapshot of Duties & Tasks

Horticulture / Conservation Land Management

  • Maintain gardens & plants
  • Read plans & construct rockeries, paths or ponds
  • Identify and correct soil deficiencies
  • Identify and treat pests & plant diseases
  • Prepare and cultivate soil and gardens
  • Maintain parks, botanical gardens and conservation sites

Business (Environment and sustainability)
  • Word processing, spreadsheet and presentations
  • Typing
  • Data entry
  • Telephone / switchboard
  • Processing accounts
  • Ordering stationery

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GreenSkills flyer