Greenkeeping Apprentice Kings Norton Golf Club Ltd

An amazing opportunity to join an established green keeping team and learn the skills to maintain the prestigious course set in 220 acres of beautiful parkland lined with magnificent old oak and ash trees along with willow around the ponds. A variety of evergreens provide colour during the winter months.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday summer hours 6am-2pm and winter hours 7am-3pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001306343

  • Positions

    1 available

To become part of the greenkeeping team to carry out green keeping tasks:

  • Responsible for all machinery
  • Bunkers
  • The Greens
  • Grounds Maintenance

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good verbal and written communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Keen to learn
  • Ability to build effective relationships with a range of employees
  • Interest in greenkeeping/golf

Qualifications required

GCSE grades A-C in English, Maths OR equivalent

Future prospects

Successful completion of the apprenticeship scheme would prove advantageous in obtaining a full time role at Kings Norton Golf Club

Things to consider

Working outside in all weathers

About the employer

We are considered one of the premier golf courses in The West Midlands, set in 220 acres of beautiful parkland and featuring 27 holes of championship standard, a par 3 short course, putting green and practice facilities and our impressive Grade 2 listed Weatheroak Hall clubhouse.

Employer

Kings Norton Golf Club Ltd

Address

Weatheroak Hall

Brockhill Lane

Birmingham

B48 7ED

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Training provider

L2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Green Keeping

Apprenticeship standard

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care > Horticulture and Landscape Operative

Training provider

WARWICKSHIRE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Warwickshire College

Contact

Carole Webb 07720737338 cwebb@warwickshire.ac.uk


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017