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Job Title : Apprentice Greenkeeper
Employer : Fynn Valley Golf Club
Location : Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6 9JA
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Horticulture
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01626
Vacancy Short Description : A fantastic opportunity for an apprentice Greenkeeper to join the team at a Fynn valley golf course situated on the outskirts of Ipswich.


Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and Maths at grades A-C or 9- 4. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment.
Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship.
PLEASE NOTE: Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, may be offered an appointment to come into college (Easton or Otley campus) and sit an online assessment to confirm program suitability.
Vacancy Full Description : To work with our experience Greenkeeper
-Maintaining Bunkers
-Course set up
-Tidy of Grounds/Tees
-General Course maintenance
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40 hrs Monday – Friday 6.00-3.00
Salary : £156.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 27/09/2019
Possible Start Date : 07/10/2019
Personal Qualities : Good Communicator, Keen to learn. Team, Player
Skills Required : Good Attitude to work, Punctual, reliable
Future Prospects : Strong possibility of the position leading in to full time employment
Training to be Provided : Golf Greenkeeping Level 2 Standard including Functional Skills in Maths and English if required
College attendance on required days at Easton campus
Other Information : Pay Rates: The current NMW rate for Apprentices is £3.90 per hour with effect from 1st April 2019. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. For more information visit:
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in the industry with a contract of employment

Working Week: onday – Friday 6.00-3.00
1 hour break over a day.

Shortlisting/Interviews - Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy ad. This may mean that the vacancy could close before the published cut-off date should suitable candidates be found.
Things to consider : Working in all weathers
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