Greenkeeper Level 2 Apprenticeship at West London Golf Centre

Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)
Location:
Northolt
Salary:
£10,000 - £11,999
Deadline:
23rd October 2020
Role May Involve:
Agriculture, Environmental & Animal Care

Greenkeeper Level 2 Apprenticeship

Apprentices will gain hands on experience and knowledge of how to build and maintain USGA specification greens, tees, fairways and bunkers. Learning how to establishing new turf from seed,  as well as how to build and install irrigation and drainage systems.

Apprentices will also learn how to properly present and maintain a golf course using sustainable greenkeeping methods to produce exemplarily turfgrass playing surfaces.

The fundamentals of greenkeeping which include the general grounds maintenance, aeration, tree surgery, bunker maintenance, daily cutting, driving range maintenance and various other tasks that are involved in golf course maintenance.

Training to be provided

Level 2 Golf Greenkeeper apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

This apprenticeship is delivered 100% in the workplace, your assessor will visit you regularly to assess your progress and knowledge via a series of assignments and conversations.

Desired skills

  • Construction skills
  • Good timekeeping skills
  • Mechanically mind
  • Attention to detail
  • Must have full driving licence and own transport (due to travelling within the role)

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Hard working
  • Flexible
  • Like the outdoors
  • Inquisitive
  • Reliable
  • Going that one step further

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades D/3 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Future prospects will include full-time employment for the right candidate with the club and could lead to various opportunities on our 3 other sites.

Things to consider

Please note the start times for this job and only apply if you are able to get there under your own steam, applications will not be considered from people without a full driving licence.

About West London Golf Centre

A family run golf business that has 3 golf courses. That are all located within London.  The courses pride themselves on providing customers with an exceptional golfing experience and caters for people of all golfing abilities.

How to apply

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