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Apprentice Golf Greenkeeper - Training Provider: Shipley College

Brief Job Description

The golf club has a variety of landscapes that require looking after in various ways everything from formal gardens and flower beds to the sports turf on the tees, fairway, greens and tennis courts. Daily duties will include:

  • Cut tees, greens, surrounds, fairways, rough, semi rough and tennis courts.
  • Set up the golf course, including changing holes, moving tee markers.
  • Line marking of tennis courts
  • Indicating drop zones and hazards.
  • Switch and brush greens. Apply top dressing and fertiliser.
  • Identify and control pests and diseases. Renovate worn and damaged turf. Prepare and maintain machinery.

Weekly wage

£180.60 per week

Employer name & location

Rawdon Golf Club, Rawdon Leeds

Working week - contracted hours / full time / part time

42 hours per week

Number of vacancies & closing date for applications

Vacancy closes once filled so please apply as soon as possible.

Duration – Perm / temp

You will receive a contract of employment to cover the apprenticeship period. After that period a review will take place and a permanent position may be offered with the organisation although cannot be guaranteed at this stage.

Qualification and educational requirements

Functional skills Level 1 Maths & English or equivalent.

Essential and desirable skills

Willing to work outdoors in all weathers.

Training provided

You will attend Shipley College 1 day per week to study where you will learn the theory side of the Green keeping apprenticeship.

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