Golf Greenkeeper Apprenticeship :: Bishop Burton College

Course: Golf Greenkeeper Apprenticeship

Department: Horticulture

Type: Apprenticeship

Duration: 18 to 24 months

The Course

As an apprentice you will have a job and a wage whilst building up knowledge and skills within the horticulture industry. This apprenticeship standard at Level 2 will prepare you for work as a golf greenkeeper and comprises of an end point assessment and Functional Skills (English and Maths). 

What You Study

  • Preparing golf courses for play, including removing morning dew, raking bunkers, moving tree markers and cutting new holes on greens
  • Applying turf treatments to produce quality playing surfaces
  • Maintaining and renovating bunkers
  • Preparing and using equipment to maintain and renovate all turf surfaces.

How To Apply

Application is through our online application form or by the Common Application Process (CAP).

Entry Requirements

You must have GCSE English and Maths at grade D or 3 or equivalent. You must also pass an initial assessment, secure work within golf greenkeeping as an apprentice and have one satisfactory reference.