Apprenticeship in Golf Greenkeeping and Sports Turf Management

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Overview

We offer a variety of apprenticeships in Greenkeeping and Sports Turf Management at Intermediate and Advanced levels. The level and duration of your apprenticeship will depend on your previous workplace experience and skill level.

All these apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace where you will build up a portfolio of evidence and take part in work based assessment visits. You can start the course anytime.

Course Content - What will I learn?

This depends on the pathway and level you are undertaking and will be relevant to your job role and position.

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Am I right for the course?

You should be employed in the golf, sports turf or horticultural industry. You will be able to build up a portfolio of evidence and take part in work based assessment visits. You should have a reasonable level of education in Maths and English or be able to demonstrate you can work to the required levels.

Apprentices must be employed within the industry. Apprentices must complete an initial assessment before a place on the training course is offered. Your employer must be prepared to take a full and active role in supporting you in the apprenticeship framework requirements.

Success in the programme will be based on practical competence in the workplace and underpinning knowledge. Students must complete a portfolio of evidence to support their competence.

Success in the programme will be based on practical competence in the workplace and underpinning knowledge. Students must complete a portfolio of evidence to support their competence.

Your assessors will be staff who have extensive backgrounds in the spots turf and horticulture industry as well as in teaching and assessing workbased qualifications.

What Next?

Progression to a higher level apprenticeship or relevant qualification.

Career progression is excellent for apprentices, and over the course of their careers, those with an Apprenticeship earn on average, £100,000 more than those without. (A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Apprenticeships and Other Vocational Qualifications, University of Sheffield, 2007)

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Fees

16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

In need of more advice?

Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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