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Groundsmen & Greenkeepers

Description

Groundsmen and greenkeepers cut and lay turf and maintain areas for golf courses and other sports grounds.

Tasks

  • Levels ground and installs drainage system as required
  • Cuts and lays turf using hand and machine tools and repairs damaged turf
  • Moves soil to alter surface contour of land using mechanical equipment and constructs appropriate landscaping features and maintains such features
  • Monitors and maintains the quality and condition of turf
  • Rolls, mows and waters grass, marks out pitches.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal academic entry requirements. NVQs/SVQs in Sports Turf Management are available at Level 4. Professional qualifications are also available.

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