Groundsmen and Greenkeepers

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

Entry Reqirements

Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Typical Tasks

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

Desired Skills

Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, Speaking, Monitoring, Writing, Learning Strategies, Active Learning, Mathematics, Critical Thinking, Science

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