Sports Turf Apprentice BLUS41378

York, North Yorkshire
Salary £6,366.65 per annum
26 Sep 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a large, and growing, specialist land-based College, with centres throughout Yorkshire, Cumbria and the Tees Valley.

They now have an exciting opportunity to start a career in the Sports Turf industry.  As a Sports Turf Apprentice you will learn all aspects of turf maintenance and management.  These skills will lead onto a possible career in sectors such as Football and Rugby ground, Golf courses, Equestrian and School/College grounds.  As Sports Turf Apprentice you will be working alongside experienced Turf Technicians as part of the Grounds team. 

Assisting with the provision and organisation of facilities to support the curriculum and developing and maintaining areas of high horticulture, you will undertake other gardening duties as required.

In addition, you will be expected to develop your skills and understanding of the subject by attending 6 one-week block release classroom studies in order to achieve a level 2 Diploma in Horticulture. 

Anyone interested in applying for this opportunity must be willing and able to carry out the above duties and have good communication skills and an enthusiasm to learn and expand your skills and knowledge. 

Some previous gardening work experience would be desirable.

Closing Date:  14th October 2016


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