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Advanced Apprenticeship Sports Turf (Greenkeeper or Groundsman)


This course involves on-the-job training at your place of work with some College-based study.


Apprentices studying this Level 3 course will undertake modules in machinery management, sports turf maintenance, resource management, landscape preparation, maintaining and repairing sports turf areas, maintenance scheduling, surveying, drainage and irrigation systems. This course intends to prepare apprentices for management roles within the relevant industries within the sports sector.

Entry Requirements

Normally a Level 2 Apprenticeship or considerable work experience in a relevant area.

Further Study

Upon successful completion of this course apprentices could progress onto a higher education course such as a Foundation Degree in Sports Turf Management.

Newton Rigg College,
CA11 0AH
01768 893400