Apprentice Greenkeeper

Location
Hawarden Golf Club Groomsdale Ln Hawarden Deeside CH5 3EH
Salary
Apprenticeship rates
Posted
08 Jun 2021
Closes
18 Jun 2021
Ref
1471
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
About the apprenticeship

Duties

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic committed and hardworking apprentice greenkeepers to work within a successful greenkeeping team in maintaining the golf course and surrounds to the highest standards.
The successful candidates will be provided with full training as part of an apprenticeship in tandem with Coleg Cambria.
As such no prior greenkeeping experience is required but applicants should have the following personal qualities and skills:

A desire to work outdoors
Be practically minded
Have the ability to work in a team
Have an interest in the preparation and maintenance of a golf course
Have a keen eye for detail
Be flexible, organised and self-motivated
Be reliable, punctual and conscientious
A driver's licence or the ability to obtain one in the near future would be advantageous
An interest in golf would be preferable but not essential

Additional information

Key Tasks (under supervision), include:

Assisting the other green staff in maintaining the golf course to the highest standard
Raking and edging bunkers
Strimming
Divoting Tees and Fairways
Emptying bins and topping up ball washers
Once more competent in the job you will be trained in the use of tractors, ride on mowers and other green keeping equipment; to maintain machinery and develop knowledge and understanding of all Green keeping principles and practices, including course preparation, presentation, mowing and fertilisation.
Uniform and Personal Protective Equipment will be provided.

Requirements

Skills

Applicants should consider the following:

You need to be physically able to meet the demands of this role
The job requires early starts and weekend work
The job necessitates working outdoors in all types of weather and conditions.

Qualifications

Desired Qualifications But Not Essential:

Applicants have at least 4 GCSEs, including Maths and English at grades A* - D (9-3) or Functional Skills equivalent. Evidence of qualifications will be required.

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Coleg Cambria

Qualification:
Sports Turf Management

About the employer

Hawarden Golf Club Groomsdale Ln
Hawarden
Deeside
CH5 3EH

Disability confident

No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Application question(s): Applicants should consider the following when applying; You need to be physically able to meet the demands of this role The job requires early starts and weekend work The job necessitates working outdoors in all types of weather and conditions. As such no prior greenkeeping experience is required but applicants should have the following personal qualities and skills: A desire to work outdoors Be practically minded Have the ability to work in a team Have an interest in the preparation and maintenance of a golf course Have a keen eye for detail Be flexible, organised and self-motivated Be reliable, punctual and conscientious A driver's licence or the ability to obtain one in the near future would be advantageous An interest in golf would be preferable but not essential

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