A Landscaper is a skilled worker who turns outdoor designs into reality. They install hardscapes, plant gardens, and lay turf, creating beautiful and functional outdoor spaces. Landscapers bring creativity and craftsmanship to construction, making our surroundings more appealing and enjoyable.
What does this job involve?
Preparing the landscape for construction projects
Installing structures like patios, walkways, and retaining walls
Planting trees, shrubs, and flowers
Levelling and grading the terrain
Installing drainage systems for water management
Setting up irrigation systems for plant care
Choosing appropriate materials for landscaping
Adhering to safety guidelines on construction sites
How do I get into this career?
The most common pathway is via an apprenticeship. It is highly recommended to seek work experience or reach out to businesses seeking apprentices. You can also start as a trade assistant or labourer, gaining experience which may count towards a qualification in the future.