Apprentice Greenkeeper DATCHET GOLF CLUB

We are offering the opportunity to be a vital part of small team. Unlike other golf courses you will be trusted with all aspects of work on the golf course. We are more than happy to invest our time into the right person.

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Closing date: 15 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday between 6.00am - 5.00pm. May work weekends.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Caring for the overall appearance of a golf course, maintaining a good quality playing surface and ensuring a challenging and enjoyable experience for golfers. Your tasks to include:

  • Mowing
  • Raking bunkers
  • Moving markers
  • Leaf clearance
  • Construction work on course
  • Fertilising

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Golf Greenkeeping Apprenticeship
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths if required
  • Weekly day release into Berkshire College of Agriculture (BCA)
  • An assessor will visit you in the workplace every 8-12 weeks

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possibility of permanent employment if the apprentice does well in the role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Ability to take instruction, Time keeping, Work in all weather conditions, Early starts


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

Working outdoors in all weather, physically demanding role.

About the employer

We are a nine hole golf course with a great history trying to become one of the finest golf nine hole courses in the South East of England








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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Robert Rogers

Apprenticeship standard

Golf greenkeeper

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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