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Sports Turf Apprenticeship - Greenkeeper or Groundsman - (Level 2 or 3) at Askham Bryan College

Course description

Work-based learning and assessment at your place of work with some college-based study. Learners must be in a paid work placement to commence an apprenticeship programme, and would usually enter at the Level 2 Apprenticeship stage before progressing to the Level 3.

Course content

Course Themes*:

• Preparing ground and establishing turf and seed

• Health, condition and repair of sports turf

• Maintenance of sports turf

• Machinery maintenance

• Personal performance and effective working relationships

• Managing sports turf maintenance

• Managing resource requirements

• Machinery management

• Drainage systems

• Irrigation systems

• English and maths provision where applicable

*Course themes will be dependent and relevant to apprenticeship course level.  

Entry requirements

Level 2 Apprenticeship: Level 1 Maths and English equivalent to GCSE grade 2 (old GCSE grade E) or above, plus suitable and relevant employment and will be expected to work towards Level 2 Maths and English where this has not been achieved.

Level 3 Apprenticeship: Usually a Level 2 work-based qualification (Intermediate Apprenticeship) or considerable work experience, plus suitable employment.  Applicants must be capable of achieving, or have achieved, Level 2 Maths and English.

 

Financial information

For financial information please contact Student Support on 01904 772201 or email enquiries@askham-bryan.ac.uk

Future opportunities

Further study:

From Level 2 to Level 3 full time or Apprenticeship programmes. From Level 3 to degree courses such as the Foundation Degrees in Sports Surface Management.

Careers:

Deputy or Head Greenkeeper, Head Groundsman.

Further information

Website:www.askham-bryan.ac.uk
Telephone: 01904 772277
Email: enquiries@askham-bryan.ac.uk

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 05 December 2017
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