Greenkeeping Apprentice Coombe Wood Golf Club Ltd

To assist the team in setting up / maintenance of the 18 hole golf course for play each day.

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Closing date: 01 Dec 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Typical hours: 40 plus per week plus 4 hours on a Saturday and 4 hours on a Sunday two weekends a month. Overtime paid for weekend work. Start time 6am finish 2pm weekdays Weekend rota 6am-10am.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jan 2018

  • Date posted

    03 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Duties to include:

  • Mowing greens – Pedestrian Cylinder and Ride on Cylinder
  • Mowing tees, collars and approaches
  • Mowing rough
  • Mowing fairways
  • Fertilising greens, tees and fairways plus calibration Techniques
  • Aerating turf
  • Scarifying turf
  • Topdressing Greens and Tees
  • Irrigating turf
  • Maintain health and safety on site
  • Turfing
  • Seeding
  • Moving tee markers
  • Divotting tees
  • Tractor plus implement attachment and operation
  • Machine maintenance


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

No previous experience needed as full training will be given to the right candidate

Personal qualities

Reliable, hard working and willing to embrace all aspects of greenkeeping.

Qualifications required

GCSE's or equivalent in Maths & English grade A - D or (3+) minimum.

Future prospects

Opportunity for full time employment.

Things to consider

Good bus and rail links to Kinston upon Thames Must be able to get to work for 6am and be prepared to work outside in all weathers all year round. Start date is flexible from January 2018 - May 2018.

About the employer

Golf Course


Coombe Wood Golf Club Ltd


George Road

Kingston Upon Thames


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Training provider

Alongside the full Greenkeeping standard you will also receive on the job training from your work colleagues/work based mentor.

Apprenticeship standard

Golf Greenkeeping > Golf Greenkeeper

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hadlow College


Andrea Mills 01732 372695

Other information

Great working environment.

Small team of 6 Greenkeepers

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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Closing date: 01 Dec 2017