Job Title : Apprentice Greenkeeper
Employer : Aldeburgh Golf Club
Location : Aldeburgh, Essex, IP15 5PE
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01640
Vacancy Short Description : Apprentice greenkeeper required for busy golf club, located in Aldeburgh
Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Ideally applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and Maths at grades 9- 4 for an Advanced Apprenticeship and 9-3 for an Intermediate. 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 (Ipswich or Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus) and sit an online assessment to confirm program suitability.
Vacancy Full Description : Full time position working within the Greenkeeping Team. Key responsibilities include preparing the course for daily play, maintaining greens and grounds of the club.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 39 hours Mon-Fri 7am-3pm (Winter) 6am-2pm (Summer)
Salary : £253.50 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 06/03/2020
Possible Start Date : 16/03/2020
Personal Qualities : Team player, proactive, able to work independently, flexible with hours and work required, adaptable.
Skills Required : Communication, common sense, able to problem solve and work under pressure
Future Prospects : Strong possibility of the position leading in to full time employment on Golf Course Grounds Crew.
Training to be Provided : Golf Greenkeeping Level 2 Standard including Functional Skills in Maths and English if required
Other Information : Pay Rates: The current NMW rate for Apprentices is £3.90 per hour with effect from 1st April 2019. From April 2020 it will raise to £4.15 per hour. 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 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: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in the industry with a contract of employment
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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 : Position is fully outdoors in summer and winter
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