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.

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.