Apprentice Greenkeeper R L WOODAGE & S L M WOODAGE

Full support and training given at our busy 9 hole golf course with driving range and practice facilities. Working with experienced Head Greenkeeper. 5 day working week including Saturdays.

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Closing date: 15 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

    6 month review with view to increasing wage if training and performance on track

    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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 7.00am -3.30pm. May vary with notice

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000237969

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Learn grass cutting and turf care
  • Machinery maintenance
  • Be inventive and input in to course development!
  • Work alongside experienced staff

The training you will be getting

Golf Greenkeeper Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • On site training and monitoring by College mentor generally 1 day a month
  • You will be required to complete coursework

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • After 2 years become qualified as a level 2 Golf Greenkeeper, Progress with qualification of level 3 if desire
  • Work towards becoming Head keeper in 5 years with earnings of £30,000 +

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent maths and English (Grade 4 or better) Essential

Things to consider

work take place in all weathers and involves physical work

About the employer

Privately owned Golf course built by current owners 21 years ago and still developing the site to include further Golfing amenities. Great staff team

Employer

R L WOODAGE & S L M WOODAGE

Address

BRAMFORD GOLF CENTRE

LORAINE WAY

BRAMFORD

IP8 4JS

Contact

sarah woodage

sarahwilsonpga@gmail.com

07810882138

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Training

Training provider

SUFFOLK NEW COLLEGE

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

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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