Guidance

Apprenticeship standard: golf greenkeeper (approved for delivery)

Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the golf greenkeeping (horticulture) sector.

Documents

Apprenticeship standard for a golf greenkeeper

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Assessment plan for a golf greenkeeper

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Details

This document is relevant to:

  • employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
  • training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available

The approved standard outlines the skills, knowledge and behaviours required of the apprentice and the job they will need to be able to do by the time they have completed their apprenticeship.

Employers involved in creating this standard

If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the golf greenkeeper standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the trailblazer contact: david@the-gtc-co.uk.

The standard for a golf greenkeeper was developed by:

  • Cold Ashby Golf Club
  • Roehampton Club
  • Basildon Golf Club
  • MacDonald Portal Hotel
  • Bearwood Lakes Golf Club
  • Worplesdon Golf Club
  • Royal Liverpool Golf Club
  • Stock Brook Golf Club
  • England Golf
  • British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA)
  • Greenkeepers Training Committee (GTC)

Funding information for employers and training organisations

Funding band: 8

Funding band maximum: £6,000

Read the apprenticeship funding rules for further information.