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Sports Turf Apprenticeship Level 2 at Guildford College

Course description

This course will enable you to gain an award in the sports turf industry at craftsman level. 

Merrist Wood Campus has excellent training resources, including use of an adjoining championship length golf course, putting greens and sports pitches.

The College also has close links with many key figures within the Sports turf industry.

Further learning resources include the library’s extensive collection of books, magazines and periodicals. Purpose-built buildings at the College include lecture rooms, library, science laboratories and computer suites in an extensive parkland setting, conveniently close to Guildford and London.

Course content

Topics include:

  • Monitor and maintain health and safety,
  • use and maintain equipment and machines,
  • prepare and operate tractor and attachments,
  • establish plants outdoors,
  • present maintain and repair sports surfaces,
  • develop personal performance,
  • maintain health of sports turf,
  • Safe Use and Operation of mowers,
  • Key Skills.

Entry requirements

Good GCSEs would be an advantage. You must be in relevant employment within the sports turf industry.



Continuous assessment in the workplace and in College through portfolio of evidence and exams.

Future opportunities

Level 3 Sports Turf qualifications.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Guildford College directly.

Last updated date: 17 June 2016
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