Open enrollment period for seventh edition of free Gardening course for unemployed young people

Fundación Esperanza y Alegría, along with Asociación de Vecinos de El Pozo del Tío Raimundo, have opened the enrollment period for the free gardening course called “Jardinería y Mantenimiento de Parques y Jardines”. It is celebrating its seventh edition thanks to the support received by Bankia and Fundación Montemadrid.

The enrollment period will be open until January 10, 2019, where unemployed people older than 16 years old will be able to sign up.

The course will begin this upcoming January 24 and will end May 31, 2019. In total, there will be 390 teaching hours, from 9 to 14 h, Monday to Friday, in the Escuela de El Pozo del Tío Raimundo (Plaza Pozo del Tío Raimundo, 5. 28053 Madrid.)

Thanks to the collaboration of ACCIONA, the students will complete 150 hours of an unpaid internship at the end of the course. Likewise, those who make a good use of their practice will have a better opportunity of getting a job in the company.

Formative Program

The course is made up of an extensive training program, both theoretical and practical that covers the following topics: ´Prevention of Occupational Hazards´ imparted by FCC (20 hours); ´Introduction to Gardening I and II´(100 hours); ´Gardening Design´(30 hours); ´Installation and maintenance of lawns and meadows´(60 hours); ´Automatic risks´(60 hours); ´Plantation´(30 hours); ´Training in pruning of trees and bushes´(30 hours); ´Pruning of trees and bushes II Restructuring´(30 hours), ´Phytosanitary ware handling´(30 hours).

Do you want to sign up for the course? Call us at 913 106 962, from 9 to 14 h and from 16 to 19 h Monday to Thursday, and Friday from 9 to 15 h, or send us an email at