Heaton Street is a commercial grounds maintenance and landscaping service, serving domestic gardens throughout Central Lancashire, based close to the centre of Leyland. This scheme offers a flexible approach in supporting people to develop skills and confidence whilst ensuring the quality and professionalism of any jobs undertaken.
- The work is seasonal and ranges from mowing and weeding in the summer to landscaping and painting in the winter.
- People are encouraged to learn new skills such as mowing, pruning and machinery maintenance.
- Through experiential learning people gain valuable experience about real life job situations including customer service.
All members of the Heaton Street team work towards building their vocational profile, which identifies the skills needed to be developed and the training required to facilitate progress into their chosen field of paid employment.