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Apprentice Greenkeeper

Chigwell golf club
Working alongside the trained and established green keeping team to help maintain and develop the standards of the golf course. The maintenance of the golf course will consist of mowing, renovating and construction programmes.

Chigwell golf club - Employer

Chigwell golf club is a highly prestigous private members golf club situated in Essex on the outskirts of North London. It is an 18 hole golf course with practice facility. The clubhouse has a bar and restaurant.

Chigwell golf club


24 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 220.00
Agriculture & Horticulture
Chigwell golf club

Detailed Job Description

This is a full time apprenticeship with onsite training. At the end of the scheme our aim is for the apprentice to become fully qualified and a valuable asset to the club.

The role will be to fit in with the current green keeping team and contributing to a high standard upkeep of the course.You would be working in the greens department as part of an established team. The key characteristics that we are looking for is a positive can do attitude, hard working, reliable and trustworthy. The apprentice would be answerable to the course manager for tasks and duties.

*Raking bunkers

*Edging bunkers


*Using pedestrian mowers

*Using ride on mowers

*Leaf collection


*Moving holes

*Moving markers Use of strimmers and flymo’s

*Pruning trees and shrubs

Monday to Friday

Some weekend mornings

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

A minimum of A*-D (9-3) in Maths and English GCSE or Functional Skills equivalent

Skills required

Physically active and healthy

Personal Qualities

Positive attitude and hard working

Future prospects

Become a fully qualified greenkeeper with prospects of supervisory and managerial positions for the future.

Additional Information

Training provided

Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship in Green Keeping

Prior to shortlisting your application for any vacancy, your qualifications will be checked. The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is currently £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over, in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training. For more information visit: Under 18s will not be expected to work more than 40 hours. You must check how you are going to travel to the workplace, including mileage, expense and time. Your qualification results will be checked.

Oaklands College - Learning Provider

For more information about this vacancy please contact Oaklands College on 01727 737 000 or email: (Ref ID:81549)
Oaklands College

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