Apprentice Greenkeeper Malden Golf Club

To assist the Head Greenkeeper in looking after the Golf course and surrounding areas.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00

  • Working week

    40 hours a week. Monday to Friday 6am - 2pm with weekends on a rota basis.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001178992

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Maintain good standards of health and safety for self and others.
  • Preparing the golf course for play which will include removing early morning dew and debris from the greens, raking bunkers, moving tee markers, cutting new holes on greens.
  • Preparing and using equipment and machinery to maintain and renovate all turf surfaces within the golf course, including the use of tractors, ride-on machines, and specialist equipment.
  • Apply turf treatments to help produce quality playing surfaces, including fertilisers and top dressing.
  • Using a variety of integrated methods to control weeds, fungal diseases, pests and turf disorders.
  • Maintain and renovate bunkers and other hazards such as water features.
  • Maintain drainage and irrigation systems.
  • Preparing ground to establish turf and plants when maintaining, renovating and constructing golf course features.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Common sense and a good work ethic.

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing
  • Polite
  • Hardworking
  • Willing to learn

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths & English Grades A* - D or equivalent.

Future prospects

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship you may be considered for a permanent role if one is available.

Things to consider

Working outdoors in all weathers. Winter hours vary from summer hours with early starts throughout the year. There are good Transport links to the golf club via train and buses. There will be weekend working on a rota basis.

About the employer

Malden Golf Club is located in New Malden in Surrey ,10 miles south west of the heart of London, close to Kingston, Surbiton and Wimbledon, with easy access by road via the A3 and rail from New Malden station. Our location is perfect for anyone that lives south of the city centre especially in areas such as Putney, Clapham, Raynes Park, Earlsfield and many more . Our picturesque course, set in 120 acres of mature parkland, offers a peaceful golfing haven in the midst of the New Malden suburbs. The golf course was opened in 1926,and though considerable improvements have been carried out since then, the original design and character of the course remain today. Before or after playing you can also relax and enjoy the hospitality and catering in our well appointed clubhouse which offers views across the course.

Employer

Malden Golf Club

Address

9 Traps Lane

New Malden

KT3 4RS

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Training provider

Alongisde the Greenkeeping Standard Apprenticeship you will also gain invaluable on the job training alongside the Head Greenkeeper and his team.

 

 

 

Apprenticeship standard

Horticulture > Golf Greenkeeper

Training provider

HADLOW COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hadlow College

Contact

Andrea Mills 01732 372695 andreamills@westkent.ac.uk


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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017